Micronesia Resource & Research Institute provides Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness at FSM Judicial Conference and Kosrae High School
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- Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 17:15
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Two weeks after its opening, MRRI received an invitation by FSM Chief Justice Dennis Yamase to the FSM Judicial Conference in Kosrae from February 20-24 2017. MRRI Vice President and Executive Director Emeliana J. Musrasrik delivered an anti-human trafficking awareness message to over 50 national, state and local justices, court staff, lawyers, members of the Kosrae State Legislature and to government officials in Tofol, Kosrae on February 22.
Chuuk State Court Chief Justice Camilo Noket commended MRRI and thanked Ms. Musrasrik for opening the MRRI and providing such service to the citizens. “To have the passion and sacrifice to provide such free services to our citizens is highly commendable” says Chief Justice Noket. Similar sentiments were echoed by o ther justices and participants of the conference.
Working in collaboration with the Kosrae State Attorney General’s Office and Kosrae State Department of Education, Ms. Musrasrik conducted an anti-human trafficking awareness raising to about 575 high school students, teachers and members of civil society at the Kosrae gymnasium on February 24, 2017.
Freelancer and former FSM Ambassador Gerson Jackson, thanked MRRI and Ms. Musrasrik for providing such an important training for the students. “Human Trafficking is a new and very important issue in the FSM. Everyone should learn about human trafficking, recognize the signs and know where to report such serious crime”, says Jackson.