Postgraduate course on human trafficking and application of international law in court

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Postgraduate course on human trafficking and application of international law in court

October 3rd, 2018
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By:
Yailín García Carbonell

Trafficking in persons as a criminal modality strikes the whole world. World campaigns stand up for the defense of its main victims: women, boys and girls. Cuba, with a very small incidence in the trafficking of persons, given the characteristics of Cuban society and the importance of state policies for children, youth and women, is redoubling efforts to combat this scourge.
The peculiarities of the Cuban criminal norm in terms of the configuration of this criminality in relation to international regulations

(Protocolo de Palermo, para prevenir, reprimir, sancionar la trata de personas, especialmente, mujeres y niños, que complementa la Convención de las Naciones Unidas contra la Delincuencia Organizada Transnacional) call for a review of the methods of confronting this reality.
For this reason, since this Monday, another edition of the postgraduate course "Applicability of international law in the judicial branch began to be taught at the School of Judicial Training of the Supreme People's Court (TSP). Trafficking in persons ", in which a representation of criminal judges from all over the country participates.
The group of 23 specialists is receiving basic knowledge of Public International Law, the application of treaties, international agreements and conventions, the processing of requests for international cooperation, the international legal treatment of human trafficking and its characteristics in Cuba, as well as governmental actions that are carried out to combat this scourge.
At the same time, they are prepared on general topics such as communication, a priority for the country at present due to its importance to implement the processes.
The professors come from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice and the Interior, the University of Havana, and the TSP, and these days they have been the protagonists of the teaching of the classes that will allow the students to acquire tools to apply international instruments in judicial decisions.
The course will end on October 5, with an evaluation workshop in which the students will present practical cases related to the topics addressed and where typical trafficking behaviors are evidenced.

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Mabel García Villarino, head of the Independent Department of International Relations of the TSP, comments on the international legal collaboration and some existing judicial integration mechanisms in Latin America. Photo: Courtesy of the School of Judicial Training of the Supreme People's Court

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Having basic knowledge of Institutional Communication and work in social networks also contributes to the delivery of justice in Cuba, says Mirtha Millán Nieves, head of the Department of Institutional Communication of the TSP. Photo: Courtesy of the School of Judicial Training of the Supreme People's Court

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