Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









Press conference by Cecilia Malmström on tackling human trafficking - the entry into force of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive

146 views

On 15 April 2013, Cecilia Malmström, Member of the EC in charge of Home Affairs, held a statement on tackling human trafficking - entry into force of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive, in Brussels. 23.632 people were identified or presumed victims of trafficking in the EU over the 2008-2010 period. This is the most striking figure emerging from the first report on trafficking in human beings in Europe, published by the European Commission on the same day. The report also highlights that the number of people being trafficked in and to the EU increased by 18% from 2008 to 2010, but less traffickers end up behind bars, since convictions decreased by 13% over the same period. Despite this worrying background, to date, only 6 out of the 27 EU Member States have fully transposed the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive into their national legislation and three countries have only reported partial transposition of the directive, with the deadline having expired on 6 April 2013. In order to curb these trends the ambitious legislation and measures to address trafficking in human beings have to be adequately transposed and implemented. If the Directive is indeed fully transposed, it has the potential to have a real and concrete impact on the lives of the victims and to prevent others from falling victim to such a heinous crime. This new EU legislation covers actions in different areas such as criminal law provisions, prosecution of offenders, victims' support and victims' rights in criminal proceedings and prevention. It also foresees the establishment in each Member State of a national rapporteur or equivalent mechanism reporting on trends, gathering data and measure the impact of anti-trafficking activities.
PHOTO LINK LINK LINK INFO PRESS MEMO SPEECH

Type: Complete press conference   Reference: I-077496   Date: 15/04/2013   Duration: 15:05 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL,
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: Producer: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Producer: Executive producer: ALL TV
To download, please log in







Related videos

15:05 Press conference by Cecilia Malmström on tackling human trafficking - the entry into force of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive
Press conference by Cecilia Malmström on tackling human trafficking - the entry ...
Ref: I-077496
Date: 15/04/2013
03:22 Extracts from the press conference by Cecilia Malmström on tackling human trafficking - the entry into force of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive
Extracts from the press conference by Cecilia Malmström on tackling human ...
Ref: I-077497
Date: 15/04/2013

Related photos

Press conference by Cecilia Malmström, Member of the EC, on the occasion of the entry into force of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive
Press conference by Cecilia Malmström, Member of the EC, on the occasion of the ...
Ref: 023069
Date: 15/04/2013


You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Thu 19/04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2018 Today the Commission is publishing a set of best practices to support Member States' efforts to create a more open, integrated and competitive retail sector. The retail sector is one of the biggest sectors in the EU economy, with almost one...
Thu 19/04
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 April 2018 Why is the Commission proposing best practices on retail? Retail is a key sector in the EU economy – there are about 3.6 million companies active in the retail sector, representing 4.5% of value added and accounting for almost 9% of...
Thu 19/04
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 19 / 04 / 2018 Brussels, 19 April 2018 Renforcer la compétitivité du secteur européen du commerce de détail Aujourd'hui, la Commission publie un ensemble de bonnes pratiques destinées à soutenir l'action des États membres pour rendre le secteur du commerce de détail...
Thu 19/04
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 19 April 2018 The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 538 000 asylum seekers in 2017, down by almost 25% from 2016. In addition to these, the EU Member States received nearly 24 000 resettled refugees.
Thu 19/04
European Commission - Statement Anti-Money Laundering Directive Brussels, 19 April 2018 " We welcome the adoption by the European Parliament of the 5th . These new rules will bring more transparency to improve the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing across the European Union.
Wed 18/04
European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 18 April 2018 The Commission today presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with Singapore to the Council. This is the first step towards the signature and conclusion of these agreements.
Wed 18/04
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 April 2018 Today the European Commission and OECD are publishing a report that identifies the main challenges to the integration of migrants and sets out concrete policy recommendations in response.
Wed 18/04
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 18 April 2018 On 18 April 2018, the European Commission presented to the Council the EU-Singapore Trade Agreement and the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement. The EU-Singapore trade and investment agreements will take EU and Singapore relations to a new level and create more opportunities...
Wed 18/04
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 18 April 2018 The negotiations for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement were launched in 2013. This Economic Partnership Agreement will boost trade in goods and services as well as create opportunities for investment.
Wed 18/04
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 04 / 2018 Brussels, 18 April 2018 TRADE: European Commission proposes signature and conclusion of Japan and Singapore agreements The Commission today presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with...


Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2018