Directive 2014/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers
The rules governing working conditions aim to prevent exploitation and to protect the health and safety of non-EU seasonal workers.
Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA (OJ L 101, 1 15.4.2011)
The Directive provides binding legislation to prevent trafficking, to prosecute criminals effectively and better to protect the victims, in line with the highest European standards.
Council Directive on the residence permit issued to third country-nationals who are victims of trafficking in human beings or who have been the subject of an action to facilitate illegal immigration, who cooperate with the competent authorities
Council Decision of 8 December 2000 on the signing, on behalf of the European Community, of the United Nations Convention against transnational organised crime and its Protocols on combating trafficking in persons, especially women and children, and the smuggling of migrants by land, air and sea
Commission Decision of 14 October 2011 on the request by the United Kingdom to accept Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA
The anti-trafficking Directive 2011/36/EU came into force for the United Kingdom from 14th October 2011.
Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA
This Directive establishes minimum rules concerning the definition of criminal offences and sanctions in the area of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, child pornography and solicitation of children for sexual purposes. It also introduces provisions to strengthen the prevention of those crimes and the protection of the victims thereof.
Council Framework Decision of 15 March 2001 on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings
This Council Framework Decision provided for minimum rights for crime victims in criminal proceedings. It set out provisions whereby victims are guaranteed the right to be heard, the opportunity to participate in the procedures, protection, compensation and access to mediation and to any relevant information. This is no longer in force. See the Victims of Crime Directive 2012/29/EU.
Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA of 24 October 2008 on the fight against organised crime
The objective is to include closer cooperation between the EU Member States in order to counter the dangers and proliferation of criminal organisations.
Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament based on Article 10 of the Council Framework Decision of 19 July 2002 on combating trafficking in human beings
In this report the European Commission looks at the extent to which the requirements set out in the Council Framework Decision on combating trafficking in human beings have been met by the Member States.
Council Decision of 29 May 2000 to combat child pornography on the Internet
With this Council Decision, the EU aims to prevent and combat the production, processing, distribution and possession of child pornography on the Internet.