Cablegate: Project Summary for Proposal Response to Rfp
PP RUEHAG RUEHDF RUEHIK RUEHLZ RUEHROV
DE RUEHDM #0175 0731500
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 131500Z MAR 08
FM AMEMBASSY DAMASCUS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4728
INFO RUEHXK/ARAB ISRAELI COLLECTIVE
RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE
RUEHGB/AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 0804
RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC
RUMICEA/USCENTCOM INTEL CEN MACDILL AFB FL
RHEHAAA/WHITE HOUSE WASHDC
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0364
UNCLAS DAMASCUS 000175
G/TIP, G, INL, DRL, PRM, NEA/RA, NEA/ELA
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ASEC ELAB KCRM KFRD KWMN PHUM PREF SMIG
SUBJECT: PROJECT SUMMARY FOR PROPOSAL RESPONSE TO RFP
REF: 07 SECSTATE 161293
1. (U) As requested by G/TIP (reftel), Post submits
summary information for the proposal submitted by the
International Organization for Migration (IOM) in response to
RFP GTIP-07-AW-003-112307. The proposal was the only one
submitted and Post recommends it for funding. The entire
proposal was submitted on the unclassified system via e-mail.
2. (SBU) A. Name of Applicant: International Organization
for Migration (IOM).
3. (SBU) B. Requested Funding Amount: $500,000.
4. (SBU) C. Project Title: Assisted Voluntary Return of
Victims of Sex Trafficking and Forced Labor.
5. (SBU) D. Project Duration: 24 months.
6. (SBU) E. The Assisted Voluntary Return of Victims of
Sex Trafficking Forced Labor project is part of the IOM,s
effort to combat trafficking in persons in the Middle East.
The project aims at assisting foreign victims of trafficking
in human beings, stranded in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Through interviews with victims of trafficking the IOM will
assess eligibility based on the criteria stipulated in the
Palermo Protocol. In conjunction with the Ministry for the
Interior, the project will assist victims of trafficking and
forced labor to return to their home countries.
Specifically, the project will provide travel and medical
assistance, access to bona fide travel documents, and, in
some cases, reintegration assistance into their home