Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A Breakthrough Method for Combating Human Trafficking in Indonesia (56027)

Session Information: Global Issues & Human Rights
Session Chair: Naeli Fitria Akhmad

Sunday, 28 May 2023 10:20
Session: Session 1
Room: Room 705
Presentation Type:Oral Presentation

Human trafficking has become a global phenomenon in this globalized era. Southeast Asia is one of the most affected region regarding this extraordinary crime. Indonesia as a part of Southeast Asian also suffering this serious problem to date. Tremendous efforts have been done in combating human trafficking from local, national, regional to international level. However, the improvement remains insignificant since the number of the victims show higher number over the years. The National Agency for the Protection and Placement of International Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI) until June 2019 reported that 1,852 cases were indicative of trafficking. This paper aims to scrutinize a breakthrough method which possible to be utilized to combat human trafficking, namely Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This paper will focus on the process how international organizational like the United Nations (UN) influence its member states mainly Indonesia to achieve SDGs notably Goals 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) through accomplishing SDGs Goals 8.7 (Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms).

Naeli Akhmad, Pertamina University, Indonesia

About the Presenter(s)
Ms Naeli Akhmad is a University Assistant Professor/Lecturer at Pertamina University in Indonesia

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Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00