MINISTER - HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Progress has been made in recent years to tackle the problem of human trafficking in Cyprus but more needs to be done, Minister of the Interior Neoclis Sylikiotis has noted.
The Minister was addressing Wednesday a one-day conference which opened in Nicosia entitled ``the Changing Facets of Trafficking in Human Beings: Challenges and Policy Developments``.
The conference is co-organized by the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus, the Embassy of the United States of America and the British High Commission.
The Minister of Interior in his speech referred to the prevention efforts made by the government of Cyprus to address the problem of human trafficking in Cyprus, adding that those efforts have been acknowledged on international and European level.
``But despite the progress we have achieved, we remain vigilant since we are aware that human trafficking is a crime with many faces``, he underlined