Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

"Hear their voices. Act to protect"

"Hear their voices. Act to protect"

Dates: 
Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 - 13:30

 

 

To mark the 11th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, the Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT), together with the European and Economic Social Committee, will host a reception to launch its exhibition:


"Hear their voices.
Act to protect"




The key objectives of the reception and exhibition are to support the European Union in raising awareness on trafficking in human beings, increasing the exchange of information, knowledge and best practices as well as highlighting why victims need to be placed at the centre of any strategy against human trafficking.

Speakers: 
• M. Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, Vice-President in charge of Communication, European and Economic Social Committee 
• M. Jean-Louis Ville, (Acting) Director, DEVCO B - People and Peace, 
Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development
• Ms. Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator
• Mr. John Brandolino, Director, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime