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  • Against emerging forms of trafficking in Italy: exploited immigrants in the international phenomenon of forced begging

    Reference

    HOME/2012/ISEC/AG/TH/B/4000003934 

    Promoter

    Migration Policy Unit of the Veneto Region (IT)

    Budget

    269.232€ (maximum EU grant – 242.228€)

    Timeframe

    15 months.

    Partners

    Comune di Venezia (IT);Comune de Vernoa (IT); Comune di Rovigo (IT); Comune di Padova (IT); Etnoblog Intercultural Association (IT); Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia – Direzione centrale lavoro, formazione, commercio e pari opportunita (IT); universita di Padova – Centro interdipartimentale di ricerca e servizi sui diritti della persona e dei popoli (IT); Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano – Alto Adige (IT); Equality Cooperativa Sociale Onlus (IT); Centro Caritas dell'Arciodiocesi di Udine (IT); Nuovi Vicini onlus (IT); Comunita dei Giovani (IT); Associazione Volontarius Onlus (IT).  

    Objectives and results

    The project aims to promote the cooperation and the multi-agency work among law enforcement agencies, public authorities and NGOs, with the goal of preventing and fighting the trafficking in human beings for forced begging purposes and protecting victims.

    The expected results are the following two:

    • To provide information about the existing assistance system to the potential victims of trafficking for forced begging, developing indicators for the identification human trafficking for forced begging. A nine months research on new forms of trafficking will be developed with the specific goal to increase knowledge of trafficking for forced begging;
    • To create a human rights oriented and multi-agency local referral system for trafficking for forced begging. Four training courses will be organised for social workers and police officers who work in the field of trafficking in human beings, with the goal of standardizsing good practises on reporting and on the identification, assistance and protection of victims of trafficking for forced begging,

    Further information

    Mr Roberto Fabian –  Manager. roberto.fabian@regione.veneto.it

    Tags

    Italy, Forced begging, ISEC, Training, Law enforcement, Human rights, Victims