EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator
European Commission, 2017, 11 pages
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.
COM (2014) 635 final, Brussels, 17.10.2014, SWD(2014) 318 final
To mark the 8th EU Anti-trafficking day on 18 October 2014, the Commission is today taking stock of all coordinated efforts which have been made during the 2010-2014 European Commission mandate towards the goal of eradicating human trafficking.
(2/12/2009), 82 pages
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.
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.
2012 – 2013 (20 months)
Partners and co-beneficiaries
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking of the Netherlands
Objectives and results
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.