Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings



Development of guidelines for the collection of data on trafficking in human beings




Federal Ministry of Interior, Austria


€ 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)


Orientation notes for external cooperation in the field of migration and asylum on Trafficking in Human Beings

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.


Human Trafficking and Refugee Protection: UNHCR's Perspective

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:


Begging for Change: Research findings and recommendations on forced child begging in Albania/Greece, India and Senegal

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.


Study on the assessment of the extent of different types of Trafficking in Human Beings in EU countries

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).


Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), 2009

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: