Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

European Commission

European Commission

Call for proposals on the Actions addressing Trafficking in Human Beings, in particular the integration and the safe and sustainable return of victims of trafficking

A call for proposals on actions addressing trafficking in human beings has been published on 16 December 2015.

The call is funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).

Deadline for submission of applications: 25/2/2016 12:00 (CET) (deadline extended on 12/2/2016; previous deadline was 16/02/2016).

Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:


Study on case-law on trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation

European Commission, 2015

Aim of this study was to identify case law relating to THB for the purpose of labour exploitation in Member State and analyse Member State practice with respect to prosecution of this crime. 

The case-law analysis also provides an indication of how national legislation transposing Directive 2011/36/EU is applied, without prejudice to the Commission's work on monitoring the transposition of the Directive.


Commission staff working document on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

SWD(2015) 144 final, Brussels, 14.7.2015

The importance to address THB is also an integral part of the EU Commission's activities on CSR/business and human rights/responsible business conduct.  A Staff Working Document was issued by the European Commission in July that presents the EU's activities in implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights ( UNGPs)  and promoting progress in business and human rights. Specific references to THB can be found on page 10-11, 27, 30 as well as in the tables in the annex


Joint Staff Working Document - Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: Transforming the Lives of Girls and Women through EU External Relations 2016-2020

SWD(2015) 182 final, Brussels, 21.9.2015

A new framework for the EU's activities on gender equality and women's empowerment in external relations for the period 2016-2020 has just been adopted. It contains expressively the eradication of trafficking of girls and women as an objective