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May 10, 2016 4:12 PM

Awareness-raising training for labour inspectors

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.

March 23, 2016 3:29 PM

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

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

March 1, 2016 9:26 AM

Training on the identification of human trafficking victims

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.

February 22, 2016 11:31 AM

Europol’s Report on human trafficking

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.

February 3, 2016 4:37 PM

The Final Conference of the RAVOT-EUR project

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.

December 7, 2015 11:15 AM

Underage girls have been forced into prostitution in Gyöngyös

Three men from Gyöngyös earned nearly 2 million HUF on a mentally disabled, underage girl, who was forced into prostitution.

November 26, 2015 8:06 AM

Focus on modern-day slavery

As part of the project called “Timeless slavery” a training was organised for teachers and other educational staff to help them prepare for current challenges.

November 20, 2015 10:44 AM

In memoriam dr Krisztina Berta

It is with deep regret and heavy heart that we have to inform you that dr. Krisztina Berta, Deputy State Secretary of EU and International Relations, National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator of the Hungarian Ministry of Interior unexpectedly passed away at the age of 62.

November 10, 2015 5:05 PM

Underage girls have been forced to prostitution

The investigators of Pest County ended the proceeding with the suggestion of accusation.

October 29, 2015 11:13 AM

High Level Conference Marks Ninth EU Anti-Trafficking Day

On 20 October 2015, the European Commission in cooperation with the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union organised a high-level conference to mark the Ninth EU Anti-Trafficking Day.