Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator

EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator

Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos and EU Anti-trafficking coordinator Myria Vassiliadou

Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos and EU Anti-trafficking coordinator Myria Vassiliadou on the occasion of the presentation of the first report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings

Brussels, 19 May 2016

Commissioner Avramopoulos presented together with the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassiliadou, the First Report on progress in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

 

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Webinar: Preventing and Combating THB. Ask the Experts

WEBINAR: 20 September 2012 14:00 CET

Join the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator and experts from EU agencies for a webinar and online discussion on the steps that are being taken to eradicate trafficking in human beings.

Hundreds of thousands of victims are trafficked across the EU every year. Trafficking in human beings – which can be classified as a modern form of slavery – is a serious crime, involving a violation of basic human rights.

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Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator

Ms Myria Vassiliadou assumed office in March 2011 and is based within the European Commission, DG Home-Affairs. The position of the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator was foreseen in the "Stockholm Programme" and her mandate is further elaborated in the Anti-Trafficking Directive2011/36/EU, according to which she is tasked to improve coordination andcoherence between EU institutions, EU agencies, Member States andinternational actors and to develop existing and new EU policies relevantto addressing trafficking in human beings.

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EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator Myria Vassiliadou reiterates her support to the One Billion Rising Campaign

On 12th February 2014, the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator Myria Vassiliadou expressed her support to the One Billion Rising campaign by taking part to an event at the European Parliament co-organised by MEP Isabelle Durant and the European Women's Lobby.

Together with MEPs and EU decision makers, Myria Vassiliadou signed a banner calling an end to violence against women around the world and for justice for women victims of violence.

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Statements related to the launch of the EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016)

The EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012-2016) has been welcomed by international organisations and the broader civil society.

Check the links below for all relevant statements:

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