A two-day training course on human trafficking and asylum seekers started today for border guards and officials from the State Migration Service and security service based at Baku International Airport. The OSCE Office in Baku is co-organizing the event with UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) missions in Azerbaijan. The training course will focus on the identification of victims of trafficking and forced labour among asylum seekers.
"States need to strengthen their commitment and investment for protecting potential victims, particularly asylum seekers and migrants, from becoming commodities in the hands of traffickers", said Melissa Stone, the Deputy Head of the OSCE Office in Baku, in her opening speech. […]