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.
Eurojust's 15th Annual Report provides insights into the EU Agency's support to the Member States in the fight against serious cross-border crime.
European Commission, 2017, 11 pages
In its 6th General Report, the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) highlights important gaps in the prevention of trafficking in children and in the identification and protection of child victims of trafficking.