(2/12/2009), 82 pages
€ 403 000 (€ 269 000 of EU support)
November 2007 to April 2009
International Organization for Migration (IOM), Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Sweden, Europol and theInternational Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
The European Parliament by adopting this resolution urges the Member States to improve their national laws and policies to combat all forms of violence against women, in particular trafficking in women for sexual and other purposes.
EuropeAid, July 2009, 10 pages
This note has been produced by EuropeAid, Unit E3 "Social and Human Development and Migration", with the support of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), and gives and overview of the work of EuropAid in relation to fight against trafficking in human beings. It addresses EU policy, analysis and challenges and guidelines for external cooperation.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), September 2009, 5 pages.
This Conference Paper was prepared for the Ministerial Conference on Towards Global EU Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (Brussels, 19-20 October 2009) and provides an overview of UNHCR's interest and activities in the area of trafficking in human beings.
The paper highlights the following key issues in the prevention of human trafficking and protection of its victims:
United Nations Human Rights Council, 2009, 27 pages
In this report, the Special Rapporteur outlines the major challenges and achievements in combating human trafficking during reporting period (1 August 2008 until March 2009).
Anti-Slavery International, 2009, 33 pages
The report focus on the phenomenon of forced child begging based on research conducted in Albania, Greece, India and Senegal. The point of departure is both local specifics and global commonalities.
International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), 2010, 435 pages
The ICMPD study provides comparative analysis of assessed extent of different types of human trafficking in 17 EU Member states (Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK).
U.S State Department, 2009, 324 pages
The 2009 TIP Report (covers the period of April 2008 through March 2009) examines the nature and scope of trafficking in human beings worldwide and the broad range of government actions to confront and eliminate it.
The report includes countries of origin, transit and destination for trafficking victims.
Each country is ranked 1-3 according to achievements in preventing and combating human trafficking (Tiers) where 1 is the best.
Major findings of the 2009 TIP Report include: