To mark the 12th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos will tomorrow address an event organised by Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) Committees of the European Parliament for the launch of a
On 13th June 2018, the Heads of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), European Police Office (Europol), European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), EU Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust), European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Worki
On 31 May 2013, the Commission launched an EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking in human beings as an action of the E
The Communication 'Reporting on the follow-up to the EU Strategy towards eradication of trafficking in human beings and identifying further concrete actions' was published in December 2017.
Internal Security Fund (ISF) Police - Call for proposals: Organised crime – projects addressing trafficking in human beings, link to the text. Deadline: 31 January 2018, h 17:00
According to the 2016 Report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings, there is strong evidence that the migration crisis has been exploited by criminal networks involved in trafficking in human beings to target the most vulnerable, in particular women and children. As an example, recent IOM estimates show a sharp increase by 600% since 2014 in the number of potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation arriving in Italy through the Central Mediterranean route. Victims are predominantly Nigerian women and girls.
On 26th June 2017, the Commission adopted the Guidelines on non-financial reporting, to enhance business transparency on social and environmental matters. The new guidelines will support companies in fulfilling their reporting obligations under current non-financial disclosure requirements and will promote smart company reporting.