As part of the Community Policing project funded by FIIAPP, CIVIPOL and the European Union, and in collaboration with the Internal Security Forces,Caritas Lebanon hosted an event at Sagesse University to commemorate the closing of the first phase of this project, under the title “Not for rent, Not for sale, No for human trafficking”.Were present at the event: General Elie Al Asmar, representing the ISF, Ms. Laia Castells Vicente, the Project Key Expert for the Human Rights Component of Promoting Community Policing in Lebanon, representing FIIAPP, Ms. Ingeborg Zorn, the Program Manager for Security Sector and Human Rights at the Delegation of the European Union in Lebanon, and Father Michel Abboud, President of Caritas Lebanon, along with dedicated teams from the ISF, Caritas, and representatives from migrant communities.
The occasion served as a platform to recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements resulting from collaborative efforts. Through comprehensive awareness campaigns, victim identification, and the dissemination of information regarding legal measures to combat human trafficking, the project has played a vital role in fostering a society where decent work and protection are accessible to all. A video presentation was screened, encapsulating the collective journey and sharing the stories of those impacted by human trafficking.
Following the program, attendees were invited to a cocktail reception, providing an opportunity for further engagement and dialogue.