Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings

Finland

Finland

National Rapporteur

Non-Discrimination Ombudsman acts as the Finnish National Rapporteur on trafficking in persons. In January 2009 the Finnish government appointed the Ombudsman for Minorities to serve as the National Rapporteur, followed by the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman since 1st January 2015. The National Rapporteur is an independent actor, administratively situated within the Ministry of Justice.

The tasks of the National Rapporteur include:

  • Monitoring phenomena relating to human trafficking, the fulfilment of international obligations and the effectiveness of national legislatio
  • Issuing proposals, recommendations, statements and advice relevant to combating human trafficking and to promoting and ensuring the rights of victims
  • Keeping in contact with international organisations
  • Providing legal advice and assisting victims as necessary
  • Reporting regularly to the Government and Parliament on human trafficking and related phenomena.

 

Governmental Organisations

Office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman / National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

Non-Discrimination Ombudsman Kirsi Pimiä

Senior Officer Maija Koskenoja

PO Box 24, FI-00023 Government

Telephone: +358 295 666 800

E-mail: yvv@oikeus.fi

Website: http://www.syrjinta.fi/en/web/EN/frontpage

 

Ministry of the Interior

PO Box 26, FI-00023 Government

Telephone: +358 295 480 171 (switchboard)

Website: http://www.intermin.fi/

 

National Anti-trafficking Coordinator Veli-Pekka Rautava

Telephone: +358 295 488 597

E-mail: veli-pekka.rautava@intermin.fi

 

National Assistance System for Victims of Trafficking

Joutseno Reception Centre

Läykäntie 53

54190 Konnunsuo, Finland

Telephone: +358 2954 63 177

Fax: +358 2954 11799

E-mail: joutsenon.vastaanottokeskus@intermin.fi

Website: http://www.humantrafficking.fi/in_english

 

 

 

 

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