Saudi Arabia will host the third governmental forum to discuss the challenges of combating trafficking in persons in the Middle East 2021 from November 29 to November 30.
According to the Saudi Press Agency “SPA,” the conference will be held virtually for two days, with the participation of the leaders of the committees charged with fighting human trafficking in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, as well as some Arab countries and international representatives.
According to the agency, the forum will be inaugurated by Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, head of the Human Rights Commission – Chairman of the Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons in Saudi Arabia.
The forum will review the problems and developing trends in combating human trafficking crimes in the Middle East, particularly in light of the Corona pandemic, so that national committees can build unified action plans to combat these crimes.
The Kingdom’s hosting of this year’s event, according to SPA, confirms the Kingdom’s vital role in combating human trafficking, as well as the government’s ongoing efforts to combat the crime and provide all necessary support and assistance to its victims.