Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections
 

Combating Forced Labor and Human Trafficking on Fishing Vessels in the Asia-Pacific Region

The objective of the project is to reduce forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in the Asia-Pacific region.

The objective of the project is to reduce forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in the Asia-Pacific region. The project will support this objective through the following outcomes: (1) improved enforcement to combat labor exploitation, including forced labor and human trafficking, on fishing vessels through (1.1) strengthened government regulations and policies addressing labor exploitation, including forced labor and human trafficking, on fishing vessels; (1.2) improved coordination within a government interagency structure/task force on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and associated criminal activities to address labor exploitation, including forced labor and human trafficking, on fishing vessels; (1.3) increased use of multi-disciplinary inspections that mainstream inspection for labor exploitation, including forced labor and human trafficking, on fishing vessels; and (2) decreased presence of indicators of forced labor on fishing vessels through (2.1) improved understanding of acceptable conditions of work, as well as indicators of labor exploitation, including forced labor and human trafficking; (2.2) improved ability to report exploitative working conditions on fishing vessels; (2.3) improved access to remedy of exploitative working conditions on fishing vessels.

Associated website: link
Timeframe: Dec. 31, 2017 -
Project Status: Planned
Contact: N/A
Email: Log in to view
Thematic Focus: Enforcement
Geographic Areas: Pacific Islands, East Asia, Southeast Asia
Activity Type: Project
 
Back to Top