Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 13:15-14:30
United Nations Headquarters - Conference Room 11
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Dr. Myria Vassiliadou
EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator
H.E. Ms. Laura Thompson
Deputy Director General, International Organisation for Migration
Representative of the Philippines (name TBC)
National Rapporteurs and/or Equivalent Mechanisms body content
Civil society continues to be a key partner in the joint efforts to address trafficking in human beings. Its contribution is acknowledged and valued and building and strengthening partnerships has been at the core of the EU agenda since 2012.
Video released by Euranet Plus News Agency which includes among the others, an interview with EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassiliadou.
The EU’s Anti-Trafficking Co-ordinator, Dr Myria Vassiliadou, met with Ms Fitzgerald in Dublin on the 7th of October 2014. The pair discussed the need to reduce demand at European level.
The Irish Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, has highlighted the “scourge” of human trafficking in Ireland and said that action will be taken to help exploited women.
Euronew's production with EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassiliadou as a guest.
Watch the full programme: Europe’s sex slave shame: is enough being done to fight human trafficking?
In the framework of Bridging Dialogue Initiative, Ana Sofia Carbonell discussed with Dr. Vassiliadou over a string of issues dealing with trafficking in human beings, the legal and socio-cultural aspect, and the steps taken to prevent victimisation.
Myria Vassiliadou, the EU's Anti-Trafficking Coordinator (EUATC), presented on the 2nd of December 2014, the mid-term report of the EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings 2012-2016 at the European Parliament.
Members of Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee and Women's Rights and Gender Equality held a joint debate to discuss the issue, which affects thousands of EU citizens each year.
Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti Trafficking Coordinator, visited Poland on the 13th and 14th of March.
The EU ATC met with representatives of governmental and non-governmental bodies in the field of addressing trafficking in human beings.
See below selected highlights from her visit, courtesy of the European Commission Representation in Poland.
Full article (in PL): http://ec.europa.eu/polska/news/140314_handel_pl.htm
On 17 November 2009, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso offered her the role of Commissioner for Home Affairs.
The Commissioner is responsible for the Home Affairs portfolio in the European Commission, her focus is on two main policy areas: migration and security.
In the field of migration, she is working to put in place a Common European Asylum and Migration System, based on solidarity and respect for fundamental rights.