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September 12, 2014 12:18 PM

Evaluation of the “Anti-trafficking tent” at the Sziget Festival 2014

As in the past two years, the Ministry of Interior was presented at the Sziget Festival this summer as well, at the Civil Island as part of an awareness raising campaign in the topic of fight against human trafficking. The visitors could gain information about the phenomenon of human trafficking, the indicators of victimisation and possible solutions, important steps and measures to be taken before going abroad to work and the activities of the organizations taking part in the fight against human trafficking.

August 14, 2014 1:50 PM

Ministry of Interior launches campaign to combat human trafficking

Hungary's Ministry of Interior has launched a campaign against human trafficking in cooperation with five embassies, Krisztina Berta, Deputy State Secretary for EU and International affairs and national coordinator of the anti-human trafficking campaign announced on Wednesday.

August 7, 2014 9:19 AM

GRETA’s first evaluation visit to Hungary

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to Hungary from 8 to 11 July 2014. The visit was organised in the context of the first round of evaluation of the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.

August 5, 2014 8:55 AM

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

In 2013 the United Nations General Assembly designated 30 of July as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons which is celebrated in 2014 for the first time.

July 23, 2014 1:34 PM

The members of a Hungarian criminal group eliminated in Canada are deported to Hungary

According to the Embassy of Hungary in Ottawa, Canada, 20 members out of 22 are being sent back to Hungary.

July 22, 2014 2:25 PM

A national centre of expertise dealing with forced marriage is established in The Hague

According to the information given by the Hungarian Embassy in The Hague, the Dutch authorities are establishing a centre of expertise that deals with forced marriages. It will start operating in 2015.

July 21, 2014 11:47 AM

Study on good practices of prevention initiatives on trafficking in human beings

At the request of the European Commission’s DG HOME, Deloitte Consulting is carrying out a study on good practices of prevention initiatives, including awareness raising campaigns and activities.

July 16, 2014 2:50 PM

A handbook called „Guardianship for children deprived of parental care” was released by the European Commission and European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

The European Commission together with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a handbook which provides guidance and recommendations to EU Member States on strengthening their guardianship systems.

July 8, 2014 1:39 PM

London-based criminal organisation that forced Hungarian women into prostitution sentenced to prison

The criminal gang led by a 35-year-old Indian national Vishal Chaudhary lured more than 120 women into the United Kingdom with the promise of a better life by offering them a well-paid job as a nanny or a cleaner.

July 3, 2014 11:30 AM

Another success in the combat against Trafficking in Human Beings

Another success in the combat against Trafficking in Human Beings thanks to the excellent co-operation between Dutch and Hungarian authorities. On July 1st, a Court in the Netherlands sentenced a 44-year-old Hungarian citizen to a prison term of 4 year. The man from the Hungarian city of Szeged has been convicted for exploiting 3 prostitutes.