Report from the Commission based on Article 12 of Council Framework Decision of 22 December 2003 on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
This report concludes that most Member States have adopted the necessary measures to comply with the provisions of the Framework Decision on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. The Commission notes the need to revise the Framework Decision, in particular to deal with offences related to developments in electronic communications technologies.
The European Commission launched in Brussels the first EU Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October 2007. The day is meant to raise awareness about this gross violation of human rights.
The title of the Conference launching the Anti-Trafficking Day was 'Time for Action'. It emphasised that it is time to start implementing measures in order to stop trafficking in human beings and to protect trafficked persons at the national, European and international level.
Report from the Commission based on Article 12 of Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA of 22 December 2003 on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
(16/11/2007 - COM/2007/716 final), 9 pages
At its 14th meeting (25-29 June 2012), the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) considered the EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings 2012-2016. The publication of the Strategy on 19 June 2012 was preceded by consultations with a series of stakeholders, including the Council of Europe.
UNICEF/ECPAT UK, 2007, 47 pages
This report outlines the situation of trafficked children in the United Kingdom and the responses taken by the government to tackle this problem. It finds that despite several recent initiatives, in particular the commitment to develop a victim-centred, human rights-based approach to tackling human trafficking, there are still significant gaps and inconsistencies in child protection standards for trafficked children in the UK compared to international standards.
Council of the Baltic sea States (CBSS)/ Weyler Svante, 2008, 51 pages
ILO, 2008, 37 pages
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW), 2007, 277 pages
The anthology reviews the impact of anti-trafficking measures on human rights in eight specific countries (Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, India, Nigeria, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States).
European Commission/Mike Dottridge, 2007, 86 pages
This manual is intended to enhance the capacity of EU Member States to develop and implement policies and strategies in response to human trafficking. The manual presents a checklist of a total of 55 indicators/questions. These indicators will allow Member States to measure their progress, in particular in implementing recommendations made in the Report of the Experts Group on Trafficking in Human Beings (published by the European Commission on 22 December 2004).
2007, 248 pages
In the framework of this comprehensive research in total 80 trafficked persons from different countries in South-Eastern Europe as well as other nationalities trafficked into the region were interviewed providing valuable insight into their needs and wants.