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PIA Press Release
2009/06/09

Anti-illegal recruitment and trafficking in persons seminar held in Butuan

by Lovely Laudette D. Gamba

Butuan City (9 June) -- To reduce if not entirely eliminate the number of individuals who succumb to false promises of employment abroad, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) conducted an Anti-illegal Recruitment and Trafficking in Persons Seminar, here, in this city, recently.

The seminar is part of the nationwide series of preventive approach against illegal recruitment and trafficking in persons.

"Butuan as observed has been the exit point of some of our migrant workers so we hope to educate the populace," says Atty. Rosemarie Duquez, Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Illegal Recruitment Branch of the POEA.

The seminar also serves as the launching of the "IR-Free LGU" program. "IR-free" stands for Illegal Recruitment-Free. The program aims to promote anti-illegal recruitment and trafficking in persons practices at the local level. The program aims to strengthen and expand the local network of agencies and stakeholders to aid in stopping illegal recruitment at the local level.

The "IR-Free LGU" program includes training of all PESO managers to improve their skills and competence in conveying to the public correct and timely information on overseas employment, and assistance to victims of illegal recruitment.

The training modules include; POEA services and procedures, realities of overseas employment, illegal recruitment (definition, modus operandi and how to avoid illegal recruitment), and country specific information.

The POEA has existing partnership with the Philippine National Police (PNP), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and other non-government organizations in its fight against illegal recruiters. (PIA-Caraga) [top]

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