The International Organization on Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Government of Guyana, through the Counter-Trafficking in Persons Unit and the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons has been tasked with the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) to strengthen investigation, prosecution, convictions and Court procedures as well as identification, referral and protection of Victims of Trafficking (VoT).
The Hon. Vice-President and Minister of Public Security will deliver the Feature Address at this Workshop which will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Cara Lodge Hotel, 294 Quamina Street, South Cummingsburg, Georgetown commencing at 9.00 a.m.
The Media are invited to be present for a “Photo-OP”.
‘Trafficking in Persons Awareness in Upper Mazaruni, Region 7’
An eight (8) member Team from the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons featuring representation from the Ministry of Public Security, Guyana Geology and Mines Commission and Ministry of Social Protection visited Mining Camps, Indigenous Settlements and Landings in Upper Mazaruni, Region 7 from September 15-19, 2017 for trafficking in persons’ awareness…MORE
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies in the Ministry of Public Security:
- Manager, Procurement Unit
- Procurement Officer
- Senior Planning Officer
- Planning Officer
- Public Relations Officer
A copy of the Job Description/Job Specification for the positions can be uplifted from the Personnel Section.
Kindly submit applications and Curriculum Vitae to:
Ministry of Public Security
Lot 6 Brickdam
Applications should reach this Ministry on or before September 29, 2017.
WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS – JULY 30, 2017
The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons recently concluded a ‘Week of Activities’ held from July 23-30, 2017 in commemoration of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30, 2017. The ‘Week of Activities’ commenced with an Awareness Walk in Region 5 from No. 30 Village to Fort Wellington Secondary School – featuring significant contributions from Food for the Poor – which was followed by Awareness Sessions and ‘Anti-TIP Flash Mob’ performances held during the week at Stabroek Market, Mon Repos Market and Giftland Mall….MORE
Meeting with Guyana Women Miners Organization
The Vice President, Minister of Public Security and Chairman of the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, MP welcomed Executive Members of the Guyana Women Miners Organization (GWMO) on June 19, 2017 for a meeting to discuss how collaboration between the Task Force and the Organization could be improved….MORE
Task Force Members and Media Personnel who participated in the ‘TIP Media Training’
Task Force Members and Media Personnel who participated in the ‘TIP Media Training’ conducted by the Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons in collaboration with the Guyana Press Association on June 17, 2017 at the Guyana Police Force Officers’ Training Centre…MORE
Ministry of Public Security on June 22, 2017 held an Employee of the year ceremony.
The Ministry of Public Security yesterday June 22, 2017 held an Employee of the year ceremony at the Ministry on Brickdam. In attendance were the Honorable Vice President and Minster of Public Security, Mr Khemraj Ramjattan who gave the feature address. In his address he encouraged staff members to emulate Ms. Hemattie Persaud who was elected employee of the year….MORE
Notice-Press Relese-Presidential Pardons for Prisoners
His Excellency, President David Granger, pursuant to powers under article 188(2) of the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, has granted Presidential Pardons to nine (9) women prisoners whom he considered fit and proper to receive such pardons. These Presidential Pardons shall be effective as from February 23, 2017, in observance of the 47th Anniversary of the Republic…..MORE
The Launch of the Household Survey 2016
Address by the Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, M.P., Vice-President and Minister of Public Security, at the Launch of the Household Survey 2016 …Drug use among households across the country is a most welcome piece of information any country should want. These cold, hard facts about the state of our households as it relates to households use of licit and illicit drugs, that is tobacco, alcohol, marijuana among others, tells a worrying story. Behind these statistics too we will come to know what we have become, and what we can do about it…….MORE
Trafficking in Persons (TIPs)
Guyana Police Force Officers’ Training Centre Camp & Young Streets (2017)
Let me immediately express delight at your presence here this morning at this launch of the National Plan of Action for the Prevention and Response to Trafficking in Persons 2017/8. It is a reflection of how popular is the concern about this scourge of human trafficking…..yet another one……which troubles us here in Guyana and our larger world….MORE
Ministry of Public Security and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Guyana
The Russian Ambassador to Guyana H.E. Mr. Nikolay Smirnov met the Minister of Public Security of Guyana Hon. Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan to discuss matters of mutual interest. Also present at the meeting was Coordinator of the Task Force on Narcotic Drugs and Illicit Weapons, Major General (Retired) Michael Atherly….MORE
The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons concluded a ‘Week of Activities’
The Ministerial Task Force on Trafficking in Persons concluded a ‘Week of Activities’ held from July 25-30, 2016 in commemoration of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – July 30, 2016 under the theme ‘I Give Hope’. The ‘Week of Activities’ was preceded by a Trafficking in Persons Awareness Exercise in Port Kaituma, Mabaruma and Baramita in Region 1 conducted by the Counter-Trafficking in Persons Unit of the Ministry of Social Protection….. MORE