Launch of the Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants

Launch of the Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants

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The Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants is a 4-year (2015-2019) joint initiative by the European Union (EU) and UNODC implemented in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).  The programme forms part of a joint response to trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants and is expected to be delivered in up to 15 strategically selected countries, with a focus on assistance to governmental authorities, civil society organizations, victims of trafficking and smuggled migrants.

 

 

Live streaming

Speakers

Introduction:

Stefano Signore

Head of Unit, DEVCO B3,

Employment, Social Inclusion, Migration

 

Presentations:

Myria Vassiliadou

EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator

 

John Brandolino

Director, United Nations Office on Drugs

and Crime (UNODC)

 

Eugenio Ambrosi

Regional Director, IOM Regional Office for the

EEA, the EU and NATO

 

Verena Knaus

Senior Policy Advisor, UNICEF, Brussels