Activities

Participating the Bali Process 2021 Consultation and Innovation Session
Response to the Trafficking in Persons Report by the U.S. Department of State
Response to the Trafficking in Persons Report by the U.S. Department of State
Know more about you Employment Rights – Legal promotion campaign
Response to the Trafficking in Persons Report by the U.S. Department of State
Know more about you Employment Rights – Legal promotion campaign (January – June 2018)

 

 

 

Working Groups

The CAMDTP is responsible for coordinating participating departments to effectively carry out its designated functions, namely the prevention and combat against human trafficking. Various working groups have been established so as to execute related tasks in different fields. Such working groups are:

 

1. Working Group for Prevention and Promotion

Group leader: Representative from DSAJ

Members: Representatives from DSAJ, CPSP, SS, IAS and DSAL

Guest adviser: Representative from GSS

The Working Group for Prevention and Promotion carries out different activities to promote the dissemination of information on combating human trafficking. Scope of which includes providing periodic training and thematic lectures to specific target groups (such as law enforcement personnel, women, students and non-resident workers); making use of relevant media (newspapers, legal programs broadcast by radio and television) and internet networks to transmit information about crime prevention; producing advertisements and short videos in different languages to the internet; duly reviewing and promoting human trafficking related stipulations; providing statistics and drawing up promotion planning.

 

2. Working Group for Victim Protection

Group leader: Representative from IAS

Members: Representatives from CPSP, PJ and IAS

Guest adviser: Representative from GSS

The Working Group for Victim Protection is primarily assigned to provide adequate services to victims which include accommodation, economic aid, personal counseling, medical care, translation and interpretation services, legal advice and escort service to return to home of origin. Underage victims are specially accommodated to a shelter where they are given all kinds of necessary care. The working group also regularly evaluates and optimizes the quality of the services through collaborating closely with NGOs and international organizations, aiming to provide the most appropriate assistance to trafficking victims. In the meantime, the working group organizes training programs for staff and carries out education and promotion campaigns at communities so as to bring awareness to the general public regarding the idea of victim protection. The working group also provides statistics and analysis to the CAMDTP so that proper reference will be taken to implement various victim protection measures.

 

3. Working Group for Investigation Follow-up

Group leader: Representative from SPU

Members: Representatives from SA, PJ, CPSP

Guest adviser: Representative from GSS

The Working Group for Investigation Follow-up carries out statistical and analytical work regarding human trafficking cases so as to provide basis for the consistent law enforcement optimization. It provides suggestions to the police for the implementation of tactical measures regarding different needs which aims to dismantle criminal syndicates and bring the traffickers to justice. The working group provides guidelines to frontline agents to facilitate identification and communication with victims, as well as coordinating police officers to participate in training on combating human trafficking.

 

4. Working Group for Prevention of Forced Labour

Group leader: Representative from DSAL

Members: Representatives from SA, PJ, CPSP

Guest adviser: Representative from GSS

In order to effectively prevent and tackle labour exploitation, the Working Group for Prevention of Forced Labour provides assistance in victim identification and training. By means of the collaboration with other entities, the working group co-organizes thematic seminars to non-resident workers so as to enhance their understanding of the «Labour Relations Law», «Law for the Employment of Non-resident Workers» and the Law No.6/2008 «Combat the Crime of Trafficking in Persons», as well as protecting the legitimate employment rights and preventing labour exploitation. The working group carries out statistical work, evaluations and conclusions on forced labor cases so as to timely present suggestions to the CAMDTP regarding the government’s policies and measures to prevent forced labour.

 

5. Working Group for Prevention of Trafficking of Human Organs and Tissues

Group leader: Representative from SS

Members: Representatives from SA, CPSP, PJ and SS

Guest adviser: Representative from GSS

The Working Group for Prevention of Trafficking of Human Organs and Tissues provides suggestions to the CAMDTP on the legislation and reviewing of the government’s policies concerning the donation, extraction and transplantation of human organs. It conducts studies on the activities or phenomenon of trafficking of human organs and carries out promotion campaigns to prevent trafficking of human organs.

 

6. Working Group for Treaties, Conventions and Legal Affairs

Group leader: Representative from GSS

Members: Representatives from GSS, SPU and DSAJ

The Working Group for Treaties, Conventions and Legal Affairs is responsible for providing general legal support to the CAMDTP. It creates timetables and follows up relevant treaty and convention reports regarding their implementation and compliance within the Macao SAR. It evaluates, proposes, and creates legal instruments to facilitate proper compliance of treaties and conventions in Macao. It promotes the dissemination and monitors activities related to the compliance of treaties and conventions to which the Macao SAR is bound.


“Victims’ right” pamphlet made by DSAJ


TV commercial made by DSAJ


Shelter service assessment meeting between the IAS and IOM


Regular meeting of the Working Group for Investigation and Prosecution


Regular meeting of the Working Group for Prevention of Forced Labour