Cuba meets international standards on trafficking in persons

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An official of the United Nations held a meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, and they agreed on the importance of the visit of the rapporteur to the Caribbean island. | Photo: Granma

Cuba meets international standards in terms of prevention and combating trafficking in persons, especially women and children, acknowledged Friday the Special Rapporteur of the Organization of the United Nations (UN), Grazi Gianmmarinaro María. 
Gianmmarinaro, an official of the UN on human rights of the victims of trafficking in persons, said the National Plan of action to guarantee proper cooperation between the Caribbean country’s society and the authorities to deal with trafficking in persons, despite the low incidence that has such a crime compared with other countries. 

Rapporteur @MgGiammarinaro highlighted the multidisciplinary approach of the Plan of action of #Cuba vs. trafficking in persons #DDHHCuba pic.twitter.com/ErndT5S7Xg – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba (@CubaMINREX) April 14, 2017 the officer held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, and both sides agreed on the importance of the visit to learn about Cuban reality and the performance of the country in the prevention and confrontation of trafficking in persons, as a member of the Palermo Convention on transnational organised crime and its Protocol on trafficking in persons. 
The Plan of action of Cuba, delivered on 30 March by representatives of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the office of the United Nations in Geneva, is focused on prevention, confrontation and attention to victims, said the Minister of Justice of Cuba, María Esther Reus. 
> Cuba Chancellor made a tour of Spain, Portugal and Greece the Minister insisted on the need for a greater perception of risk to a phenomenon that tends to masquerade and present different nuances, as well as working in the perception of all the subjects involved in caring for children, the family, women and in sectors of Cuban society as teachers doctors and lawyers. 
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