Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings



IOM-EU Cooperation Booklet

Covering the 2015-2016 period, this edition provides an overview of developments in IOM-EU cooperation, facts & figures, where and what we work on together around the world, a special focus on our activities to address the five priority domains of the Valletta Summit commitments, and reflection on our shared priorities for 2017 and beyond


GRETA report on the implementation of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Italy

GRETA(2016)29, 30.01.2017, 26 pages

The Council of Europe Group of experts against human trafficking ( GRETA) has published today a report on the implementation of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Italy. The report assesses the specific situation of forced returns of victims of trafficking from Italy and the identification of victims of trafficking among asylum seekers and migrants. 


2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The 2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons is the third of its kind mandated by the General Assembly through the 2010 United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. It covers 136 countries and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional and national levels, based primarily on trafficking cases detected between 2012 and 2014. As UNODC has been systematically collecting data on trafficking in persons for more than a decade, trend information is presented for a broad range of indicators.


The Commission reports on Member States measures to combat trafficking in human beings

The European Commission has adopted today two Reports on the prevention and combating of trafficking in human beings and the protection of victims of trafficking. This Report responds to the requirements of Article 23 of the Directive and aims to effectively promote the objectives of the Directive.


EU Annual Report on Human Rights and democracy in the world in 2015

 Council of European Union, 20 June 2016, 52 pages

The EU is committed to incorporating human rights in its development cooperation.

In this context, following the adoption in 2014 of the Commission Staff Working Document on a "Rights Based Approach” (RBA), encompassing all human rights for EU development cooperation.

The EU has started progressively to integrate such a rights-based approach in its development programmes.


First Report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings

Commission adopted the first Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

The European Commission reported on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings. The report presents trends and challenges in addressing trafficking in human beings, examines progress made and highlights key challenges that the EU and its Member States need to address as a priority. Despite progress made, EU Member States need to step up efforts to fight effectively against trafficking in human beings.


Regulation of labour market intermediaries and the role of social partners in preventing trafficking of labour

Eurofound, 27 April 2016, 62 pages

This report examines how public authorities are currently regulating labour market intermediaries across the Member States, highlighting the effectiveness or otherwise of different registration or licensing schemes.