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After Trafficking: Experiences and Challenges in the (Re)Integration of Trafficked Persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Keywords: (Re)integration, Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

Report on the COMMIT (Re)Integration Research Project, capturing and analyzing the (re)integration experiences of trafficked persons from across the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (COMMIT, NEXUS Institute, UNIAP, 2013)

Report on an Exploratory Research about Migration and Human Trafficking to China in Luang Namtha and Phongsaly, Lao PDR

Keywords: China, Laos,

Report on an exploratory research project between the Lao Academy of Social Sciences and UNIAP, seeking to identify and analyze cases of cross-border human trafficking from northern Lao PDR to China (UNIAP, 2013)

Recommended Guidelines for Migrant Recruitment Policy and Practice in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, labour migration, Laos, Myanmar, Recruitment agencies, Thailand, Vietnam,

Guidelines emphasizing the importance of improving recruitment processes in order to encourage safe migration and reduce the potential vulnerability of migrant workers to labour exploitation, including the worst forms of child labour and human trafficking (ILO, IOM, UNIFEM, UNIAP, 2008)

Mid-Term Evaluation of the UN-ACT Project

Keywords: Cambodia, China, evaluation, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

Mid-term evaluation being prepared by an independent consultant on UN-ACT including an analysis of the project's strength and recommendations for further improvements (UN-ACT, 2017)

Report for the Consultation Workshop on Strategic Visioning for Post- 2013 Coordinated Efforts in Anti-trafficking in Lao PDR

Keywords: Laos,

Lao PDR report from a series of visioning workshops conducted in each of the 6 GMS countries and at the regional level, bringing together key stakeholders from all sectors and defining a vision for post-2015 anti-trafficking interventions in the sub-region (UNIAP, 2013)

(Re)Integration: Perspectives of Victim Service Agencies on Successes & Challenges in Trafficking Victim (Re)Integration in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Keywords: (Re)integration, Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

A publication analyzing the outcomes from a series of national-level practitioner forums on (re)integration of trafficked persons, outlining the official (re)integration procedures in each country, and identifying a number of key challenges from the perspectives of service providers (UNIAP, 2012)

Lao PDR Practitioner Forum on the (Re)integration of Victims of Human Trafficking

Keywords: (Re)integration, COMMIT, Laos,

Report of the Lao PDR Practitioner Forum on (Re)Integration of Trafficked Persons as held in all six GMS countries, mapping out and analyzing existing (re)integration assistance mechanisms in the (sub-)region as part of the COMMIT (Re)Integration Initiative (UNIAP, 2011)

After Trafficking: Experiences and Challenges in the (Re)Integration of Trafficked Persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (Summary Report)

Keywords: (Re)integration, Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

Summary report on the COMMIT (Re)Integration Research Project, capturing and analyzing the (re)integration experiences of trafficked persons from across the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (COMMIT, NEXUS Institute, UNIAP, 2013)

SIREN TH-03: Trafficking victim participation in the Thai criminal justice process

Keywords: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, prosecution, SIREN, Thailand,

Siren report on a technical consultation in March 2012 amongst criminal justice and victim protection practitioners from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand analyzing the challenges in the criminal justice process on human trafficking in Thailand. The discussions were underpinned by video statements by Myanmar and Cambodian trafficked persons who had previously participated in the judicial process in Thailand (UNIAP, 2013)

UNIAP Final Report Phase III (2007-2014)

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

The final report of UNIAP Phase III covering the years 2007 to 2014. The report provides an account of UNIAP's work over the 7 year period including key achievements and challenges faced, and links them to the development of its successor project, UN-ACT (UNIAP/UN-ACT, 2014)

Counter-Trafficking Needs Assessment

Keywords: Cambodia, Capacity, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, training, Vietnam,

A report analyzing data on the trainings conducted on human trafficking in the GMS countries from 2003-2008; on trainings planned up to 2010; as well as on the participants in these trainings. The assessment also identifies the key areas where there is a need for capacity building, both geographically and in roles and responsibilities related to human trafficking (UNIAP, 2009)

Report for the Consultation Workshop on Strategic Visioning for Post-2013 Coordinated Efforts in Anti-Trafficking in Lao PDR

Keywords: Laos,

Report of an anti-trafficking visioning workshop in Lao PDR, at which a wider range of anti-trafficking stakeholders convened to develop a vision for counter-trafficking interventions in the Greater Mekong Sub-region over a 5-year period, including concrete results to be achieved (UNIAP, 2013)

Agreement between the Government of Lao PDR and the Government of China on Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Persons (English version)

Keywords: China, Laos,

A bilateral agreement between Lao PDR and China on cooperation to combat trafficking in persons, focusing on prevention, investigation of cases, protection of trafficked persons, capacity building and the establishment of liaison mechanisms in border areas (2014)

Agreement between the Government of Lao PDR and the Government of China on Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Persons (Lao version)

Keywords: China, Laos,

A bilateral agreement between Lao PDR and China on cooperation to combat trafficking in persons, focusing on prevention, investigation of cases, protection of trafficked persons, capacity building and the establishment of liaison mechanisms in border areas (2014)

Human Trafficking Trends in Asia: Migration Experiences of Lao workers deported from Thailand in 2013

Keywords: labour migration, Laos, Sentinel surveillance, Thailand,

A research report by UN-ACT analysing the migration experiences of Lao workers deported from Thailand, with a view to identifying potential cases of human trafficking. The study draws on a dataset collected in 2013 and makes comparisons with the experiences of Cambodian workers deported from Thailand as captured in a similar study published in 2015 (UN-ACT, 2015)

COMMIT Resource Book

Keywords: Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

The COMMIT Resource Book pooling together contact details of key anti-trafficking stakeholders from both governmental and non-governmental organizations in all GMS countries organized by area of work and responsibilities (COMMIT, 2015)

COMMIT SPAIV (2015-2018)

Keywords: Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

The 4th COMMIT Sub-regional Plan of Action (SPAIV) providing a framework for cooperation between the 6 GMS countries on human trafficking between 2015-2018. SPAIV was adopted at the COMMIT Senior Officials and Inter-Ministerial Meeting in Cambodia from 28-30 April 2015 (COMMIT, 2015)

Reflections from the Greater Mekong-Sub-region on the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of COMMIT

Keywords: Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

Booklet featuring a compilation of reflections by senior government officials from the GMS, on their respective countries’ experiences as members of COMMIT over the  past ten years (COMMIT, 2015)

UN-ACT Research Strategy: Vulnerabilities, Trends and Impact

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

Research strategy setting out the conceptual framework for UN-ACT's research work, the priority areas and methodological approaches. It also discusses the Project's efforts to help develop standards for research on human trafficking, and how it seeks to promote their application (UN-ACT, 2015)

Review of the effectiveness of the MOUs in managing labour migration between Thailand and neighbouring countries

Keywords: Cambodia, ILO, Labour, Laos, migration, Myanmar, Thailand,

Review assessing the MOUs signed between Thailand and Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar, and putting forward policy and operational recommendations for more effective MOUs that reflect and complement the changes in the landscape, and will lead to more safe and orderly migration that results in decent work. The assessment and recommendations consider the MOUs’ scope and objectives, the extent to which they meet the needs of workers and employers, and the implementation and review mechanisms (ILO, 2015)

UN-ACT Project Brochure

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

UN-ACT brochure outlining the evolution of the project and its position today as a ‘coordinator’ and ‘innovator’ at the strategic intersection of governance, policy, research and direct interventions in Southeast Asia's counter-trafficking efforts (UN-ACT, 2016)

12 UN-ACT Results at a Glance

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,

2-pager outlining key results of UN-ACT programming in 2014 and 2015, broken down by the project's 4 output areas (UN-ACT, 2016)

Identifying Victims of Trafficking and Associated Forms of Exploitation: Common Indicators for First Responders

Keywords: Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Victim identification, Vietnam,

Set of indicators to support rapid and accurate victim identification as developed by the ASEAN and COMMIT Member States, with support from ILO, IOM, AAPTIP and UN-ACT, and adopted by COMMIT at its Senior Officials Meeting in 2016. The initial screening of possible cases of trafficking will depend on a number of the indicators being apparent, and also the severity of those indicators in a possible given case (COMMIT, 2016)

Victim Identification and Referral Mechanisms: Common Guidelines for the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Keywords: Cambodia, China, COMMIT, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, referral mechanism, Thailand, Victim identification, Vietnam,

Guidelines developed to assist victim identification and support services through referral mechanisms in the Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative against Trafficking in Persons (COMMIT). The document was developed at a regional level and to guide implementation at national levels in the COMMIT countries. They are founded upon the development of COMMIT policies and experiences, as well as international agreements and good practices (COMMIT, 2016)

Supporting the Reintegration of Trafficked Persons: A Guidebook for the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, Laos, Myanmar, protection, Thailand, Vietnam,

Guidebook providing a practical tool for service providers in the Greater Mekong Sub-region who support the reintegration of trafficking survivors. It was developed based on the research findings from 'After Trafficking: Experiences and Challenges in the (Re)integration of Trafficked Persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region' (Nexus Institute, UN-ACT and World Vision, 2017)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic on Cooperation to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Keywords: Laos, MOU, Thailand,

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic on Cooperation to Combat Trafficking in Person as signed on 12 July 2017 in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR (Royal Thai Government & Lao Government, 2017)