Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Joint statement of the Heads of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies

Joint statement of the Heads of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies

To mark the occasion of the 5th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, held in Warsaw, on 18 October, 2011, the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies (CEPOL, EASO, EIGE, FRONTEX, EUROJUST, EUROPOL, FRA) in cooperation with the Polish Presidency and the European Commission organized the conference "EU Member States and Agencies jointly addressing trafficking in human beings and protecting victims".

On the occasion, the Directors of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies announced a joint commitment to address trafficking in human beings in a coordinated, coherent and comprehensive manner.

Joint efforts will focus on better prevention of trafficking, more efficient investigation and prosecution of perpetrators, and a more effective protection of victims in compliance with fundamental rights standards and ensuring a strong gender perspective.

Publication Date
Wednesday, 19 October, 2011
Section EU Policy
Policy Area Victims Prevention
Year 2011