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  • ADSTRINGO - Addressing trafficking for labour exploitation through improved partnerships, enhanced diagnostics and intensified organisational approaches




    European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, Finland

    Approximate Budget

    309.000 €


    2012 – 2014 (24 months)

    Partners and Co-beneficiaries

    Ministry of the Interior, Lithuania; University of Tartu, Estonia; Council of the Baltic Sea States/SE

    Objectives and results

    The overall objective of is to develop national and regional partnerships and to further explore mechanisms facilitating exploitation. Nine countries of the Baltic Sea region are targeted - Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.

    For these purposes, the following activities are planned:

    • Establishment of a platform for dialogue among key labour actors at the national level;
    • Awareness raising campaigns at the regional level among governmental and private sector representatives in the Baltic Sea region
    • Research on recruitment practices and roles of recruitment agencies and employers in preventing the exploitation of migrant labour
    • Development of guidelines for the prevention of exploitation, targeted especially at recruitment agencies and employers
    • Stimulation of political awareness and dialogue nationally and regionally through engagement with key policy makers.

    Further information

    Ms Ollus Natalia,