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Trafficking in Human Beings

Human Trafficking and its Victims – new Developments

On the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day the event "Human Trafficking and its Victims – new Developments” will be held on 21 October 2016 in the Hofburg. Helmut Sax, expert on measures against trafficking in human beings at BIM, will moderate the final discussion at the conference. You can find more details about the event in the attachment. Please RSVP by 10 October by sending the attached registration form to elke.lidarik@osce.org. Kindly note that you must bring a photo ID in order to enter the Hofburg.

 

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Neuer Saal, Hofburg Vienna

Searching for Accountability of the Private Sector for Trafficking in Human Beings and Access to Justice for Trafficked Persons

Corporate Liability regarding Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation in the European Context.

Panel Presentation of Karin Lukas at the Annual Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes

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Utrecht, Netherlands

Assessment of Links between Roma Communities in Austria and Child Trafficking

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IIn the framework of the project CONFRONT (Countering new forms of Roma children trafficking: Participatory approach) the BIM conducted activities concerning questions of children’s rights, child protection and vulnerabilities of children to be exploited and trafficking in children. Policy documents concerning combating trafficking in children, national action plans as well as media regularly refer to Roma children as particularly vulnerable to trafficking. This projects contributes to a discussion of possible links and identifies inaccurate stereotypes.

Every – four – years again: Council of Europe/GRETA Report on Trafficking in Human Beings in Austria

On 12 October 2015, the Council of Europe has published its latest report on Austria’s actions against trafficking in human beings. GRETA – the CoE’s body monitoring implementation of the Anti-Trafficking Convention – notes four years after the first assessment progress but also continuing weaknesses.

Corporate Liability regarding Trafficking in Human Beings for the purpose of Labour Exploitation and Access to Effective Remedy

In recent years more knowledge has been gained on THB for the purpose of labour exploitation. More and more cases have come to the fore in many economic sectors, including agriculture, construction, garments, care and cleaning work. Nevertheless, as for instance shown in the project COMP.ACT, access to effective remedies is often out of reach for trafficked persons.

ACTnow- Anti-Child-Trafficking: Victim protection and child sensitive assistance as Austria's challenges

PanelIn cooperation with ECPAT Austria and LexisNexis, the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights elaborated two expert opinions on questions concerning assistance to and identification of victims of child trafficking as well as the criminal responsibility of perpetrators.

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