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    Mr. Navjuvonov works as a National Program Coordinator at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tajikistan. He serves as an advisor to the Chief of Mission (COM) on program development matters and on new trends and policies in the field of migration. He also has developed several project proposals including, “Combating Trafficking in Persons in Central Asia,” which received funding from USAID in 2010, and “An Assessment of the Exploitation of Children and Students in the Cotton Fields of Tajikistan.” Mr. Navjuvonov holds a M.A. in International Journalism and Mass Communication from the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Given his significant experience in various anti-trafficking efforts and research projects, he wishes to receive training at a professional level in order to gain additional insight into topics such as mobilizing faith-based and community organizations in preventing trafficking in persons; organizing information and advocacy campaigns against stigmatization of victims of trafficking; coverage of trafficking in persons’ issues in mass media; and provision of medical and psychological assistance to victims and their social adaptation.