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Victim support and human trafficking – 2nd How Much Are You Worth? Conference and Exhibition

Publicated on: October 21, 2016

On the occasion of the 10th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, the Ministry of Interior, the White Ring Public Benefit Association and the Anonymous Ways Foundation held a conference on 17–18 October 2016 at the premises of the Ministry. On the first day of the event, the focus was on victim support, while on the second day the topic of human trafficking was in the forefront. The participants of the conference were workers of the social sector, NGO’s and government agencies involved in victim identification.

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2016 marks the 10th EU Anti-Trafficking Day

Publicated on: October 18, 2016

Mátyás Hegyaljai, national coordinator for the fight against human trafficking and deputy state secretary for EU and international relations held a press conference at a conference organized on the occasion of the 10th EU Anti-Trafficking Day.

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The Ministry of Interior was present at the Sziget Festival

Publicated on: August 26, 2016

The Ministry of Interior was present at the Sziget Festival for the fifth time this year with its tent ’Fight against Human Trafficking’.

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Video on the fight against human trafficking and exploitation

Publicated on: July 7, 2016

RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation) is a European network of religious committed to work together against human trafficking and exploitation in Europe.

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The joint project of Hungary, the Netherlands and Austria is successfully closed

Publicated on: June 21, 2016

The „Operational cooperation for fighting sexual exploitation committed by Hungarian-based organized crime groups in Europe” project, coordinated by the Riot Police National Bureau of Investigation was closed on 31 of May 2016. The 29 months long project was financially supported by the „Prevention of and Fight against Crime” programme of the European Union and implemented by the Hungarian Police, the Dutch Police, the Austrian Police and the Europol.

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Awareness-raising training for labour inspectors

Publicated on: May 10, 2016

On 6th May 2016 an awareness-raising training on trafficking in human beings was organized in the Ministry of Interior. The event targeted the labour inspectors of the Government Office of the Capital City Budapest, the Government Office for Pest County and the Department of Employment Monitoring of the Ministry of National Economy.

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12 capture, more than 20 house searches, 14 luxury cars

Publicated on: March 23, 2016

The members of a Hungarian criminal group were captured in a concerted criminal action in Csongrád County.

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Training on the identification of human trafficking victims

Publicated on: March 1, 2016

In the framework of the implementation of the “Common Ground” project Pest County Police Headquarters and the Government Office for Pest County concluded a long-term cooperation agreement on 25 January 2016. The cooperation agreement aims to promote on the one hand the effective, joint implementation and monitoring of the child- and victim protection measures, on the other hand contributes to the unification of the practical work and ensures appropriate conditions for the targeted cooperation. The consistent implementation of the planned measures will facilitate the early detection of threatened children, the prevention of their victimisation and will grant effective victim assistance.

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Europol’s Report on human trafficking

Publicated on: February 22, 2016

Human trafficking is a major problem in the European Union and a priority for the law enforcement authorities of the Member States. It is a serious crime and an abuse of the individual’s fundamental rights and dignity. This crime often has a transnational character and due to its nature, it is often hard to discover and investigate.

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The Final Conference of the RAVOT-EUR project

Publicated on: February 3, 2016

The Final Conference and Workshop of the “Referral of and assistance for victims of human trafficking in Europe,” the so called RAVOT-EUR project took place on 28-29 January 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. The event aimed to present, sum up and evaluate the project results as well as to build a better understanding of the current situation of the fight against trafficking in human beings in Europe.

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