Wednesday, 06 March 2013 23:30(JollofNews) – David Morley, the UK High Commissioner to The Gambia, has praised members of the Gambian security forces who completed a three day training workshop on child protection.
The workshop was organized by the Child Protection Alliance and it was conducted at the Fajara Army Barracks.
Funded by the British High Commission, the training also involved personnel from the immigration department, the tourism security unit as well as the Gambian police.
Participants were exposed to new skills in identifying child exploitation and techniques in combating crimes against vulnerable children.
“These issues can sometimes be difficult to discuss but open and honest dialogue are essential in combating crimes against children and ensuring The Gambia remains a safe place for young and vulnerable children to grow up,” commenting High Commissioner David Morley during the certificate award ceremony.
He then congratulated all of you the participants “for giving up your time and for participating so actively in these trainings.”
Written by Abdoulie John
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