AAPTIP supports leaders in the fight against human trafficking across the region assisting them to build more capable partnerships to prosecute offenders, protect victims and deliver fair justice for all.
AAPTIP runs seven national programs:
Improved Investigation of Transnational Trafficking
AAPTIP supports more effective and ethical investigations by providing TIP training to law enforcement officers and enhancing their investigative skills.
AAPTIP works with Anti-Trafficking Units and Law Enforcement in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam to implement activities which improve the effective and ethical investigation of human trafficking cases while focusing on victim-witness protection.
Improved Prosecutions of Exploiters
AAPTIP facilitates more effective and ethical prosecutions of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) related cases through TIP training and improved victim witness coordination.
AAPTIP is supporting prosecutors through professional development training in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Each activity focuses on improving prosecutions of exploiters through capacity building workshops, highlighting international best practices and how to adapt locally.
Improved fair and timely adjudication of TIP cases
AAPTIP supports the fair and timely adjudication of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) cases by facilitating the professional development of judges and officials, and training on court administration.
AAPTIP is supporting judges through skills development training on TIP in Cambodia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam to improve fair and timely adjudication of trafficking in persons cases.
Regional Leadership and Cooperation
AAPTIP fosters regional cooperation and leadership by supporting cross-border investigations, international legal cooperation, and the implementation of the ASEAN Convention Against trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (ACTIP).