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  • EU Side Event: Trafficking of women and girls as a form of violence against women: the EU response


    Side event organized by the EU
    on the occasion of the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
    When: Wednesday 6th March 2013, 11:30-12:45 am
    Where: Room D, UN NLB 

    This side event will present the European Union's framework for addressing trafficking of women and girls as a form of violence against women. It will bring together EU Member States, EU Institutions, other countries, international organisations and civil society to exchange practices and approaches.

    The EU wants to underline that a gender-specific, human-rights approach is needed in tackling this complex transnational phenomenon, as is the active involvement of all relevant actors and sectors. The event will be moderated by Myria Vassiliadou, the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, European Commission.


    Contact: jelena.vujic[at] 

    Please rsvp for special event tickets, if you don't have a UN ground pass, by 4 March COB.


    Ticket Pickup:
    General Assembly lobby, 6 March from 11am to 11.30am at the side event ticket table.