Commission Decision 2003/209/EC
The European Commission's Decision of 25 March 2003 set up a consultative group, known as the ‘Experts Group on Trafficking in Human Beings’ (2003/209/EC).
In accordance with the Commission’s Decision:
- The Commission may consult the experts group on any matter relating to trafficking in human beings.
- The experts group shall issue opinions or reports to the Commission at the latter's request or on its own initiative, taking into due consideration the recommendations set out in the Brussels Declaration.
- In particular, a report of the experts group based on these recommendations shall be submitted within a period of nine months following the setting up of the group to assist the Commission with a view to launching further concrete proposals at European level.
The experts group consists of 20 members.
Section EU Policy