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  • Development of a Transnational Referral Mechanism for Victims of Trafficking between Countries of Origin and Destination TRM-EU


    Department of Equal Opportunities, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy

    362 000 EUR (253.000 EUR of EU support)

    December 2007 – February 2010

    International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Austria; On the Road, Italy; Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Hungary; National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons, Romania; Department of Crime Prevention of the Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic; Office of the National Coordinator for the Fight against Trafficking, Austria; National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, FRYM; ECPAT Italy; Dedalus Italy; Mimosa Italy; Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality, Portugal; National Anti-Trafficking Commission, Bulgaria;  Comunitá OASI 2, Italy

    Objectives and results
    The project intended to develop a functioning, institutionalised transnational referral system for victims. All EU and some non-EU countries (destination/origin countries) were covered.

    The specific objective of the project was to promote and develop transnational tools for comprehensive and appropriate support and assistance to victims. The project promoted exchange of best practice and developed cooperation among governmental and non-governmental actors.

    Publications and other resources

    • Study on Post-trafficking Experiences in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Portugal
    • Guidelines for the Development of a Transnational Referral Mechanism for Trafficked Persons in the EU: TRM-EU

    Further Information

    Valerie Quadri, Department for Equal Opportunities –

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