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March 10, 2014 9:28 AM

New Forms of European Partnership and Cooperation in Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings

On 6 March 2014 a conference called “New Forms of European Partnership and Cooperation in Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings” was organised in Brussels by PAYOKE, under the auspices of the European Commission DG Home Affairs in cooperation with the Danube University of Krems and the Centre for European and International Policy Action (CEIPA). The aim of the conference was to evaluate the results of an EC/ISEC co-funded project about trafficking in human beings.

February 26, 2014 8:41 AM

Not for sale – Joining Forces Against Trafficking in Human Beings

On 17 – 18 February 2014 a conference „Not for Sale – Joining Forces Against Trafficking in Human Beings” was organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Vienna.

December 16, 2013 3:27 PM

Cooperation in the fight against human trafficking

Within the context of the Action Plan on operational cooperation signed between the Hungarian and the Dutch Police for the second half of the year on 9-12 December 2013 a Dutch delegation visited Hungary.

November 19, 2013 10:39 AM

The EU rights of victims of trafficking now available in all European languages

In order to better assist practitioners and authorities in the Member States to deliver the assistance and protection to victims, the European Commission publishes the document 'The EU rights of victims of trafficking' in all official EU languages.

November 19, 2013 10:34 AM

Guidelines on identification of victims

The importance of early identification of victims of trafficking in human beings is reflected both in the Directive 2011/36/EU on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims as well as EU Strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings 2012-2016.

October 31, 2013 8:19 AM

Multi-agency work is a key in the identification of child victims of trafficking in Hungary

The first training in Hungary on the identification and referral of (presumed) child victims of trafficking in Hungary, implemented in the framework of the Mario project in Hungary took place on the 28th of October 2013 in Budapest.

October 24, 2013 9:21 AM

Roma people are more exposed to trafficking and exploitation

EPP Group MEP Lívia Járóka held a discussion with Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Home Affairs on the rapidly expanding problem of human trafficking and exploitation, and the increased vulnerability of Roma communities.

October 24, 2013 9:14 AM

Development of a Transnational Referral Mechanism

The Ministry of Interior submitted an application “Referral of and assistance for victims of human trafficking in Europe” (RAVOT-EUR) for Action Grants under the Programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime” 2012 ISEC General Call for Proposals (submission deadline 6 March 2013) of the European Commission.

October 18, 2013 11:07 AM

Statement by Deputy State Secretary Dr Krisztina Berta on the Anti-Trafficking Day

The EU Anti-Trafficking Day is organised every year on 18 October. The first Anti-Trafficking Day was held in 2007.

October 18, 2013 11:01 AM

The Seventh EU Anti-Trafficking Day in Vilnius

On 18th October 2013 the Lithuanian Presidency and the European Commission organised the Seventh EU Anti-Trafficking Day in Vilnius. The conference aimed to explore the links between the Internet and trafficking in human beings and to improve cooperation between Member States.