Multidisciplinary training on combating trafficking in human beings

The efforts of the Slovak Republic in the field of educational activities within combating trafficking in human beings continued in 2016 with a joint multidisciplinary training for specialized investigators, prosecutors and judges. The training is a part of a compulsory additional education for prosecutors and judges organized by the Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic. The programme of the training included general information on trafficking in human beings such as international and national legisation, national coordination structure, national referral mechanism and specialized programme of support and assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings, as well as information from law enforcement on trafficking cases and application problems and detailed information on the possibilities within criminal proceedings including the rights of victims. The training also gave an opportunity for all the participants to exchange their experience, views and best practice.