On the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, one of the RESPECT founding organisations, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime co-organized a high-level conference on “Human Trafficking and Human Rights – Access to Rights for Victims of Human Trafficking” with the OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, the Austrian Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking, the Italian Chairmanship, the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC), the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).
Mark Shaw, the Global Initiative’s Director, chaired the first panel on “Access to Rights from National and International Perspectives” and Livia Wagner, our coordinator, organized the fourth workshop on “The Roles and Responsibilities of the Private Sector in the Fight against Human Trafficking“. The recordings of Panel I and concluding remarks of the workshops are available below (video credits: OSCE).
(Photos: Micky Kroell/OSCE)
EU Anti-Trafficking Day Conference Programme 2018 (German & English)DOWNLOAD
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