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This is the Croatian ECPA entry for 2016. The theme was Prevention of crimes committed on elderly people.
  • Croatia
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Elderly
  • 2016
This is the Czech ECPA entry for 2016. The theme was Prevention of crimes committed on elderly people.
  • Czech Republic
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Elderly
  • Training
  • 2016
The National Crime Prevention Council of Hungary (NBT) started intensive internet communication in 2015. The Council tries to find those channels on the internet which lead them to their target groups directly and make the Council be able to involve masses into their conversations about crime prevention. As a first attempt NBT initiated a blog on the biggest Hungarian internet content provider’s surface (www.index.hu).
  • Hungary
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • Campaign
  • 2016
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.
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Intermediaries
  • Training
  • 2016
In the past years, the Slovak Police has repeatedly recorded frauds and other types of criminality committed upon elderly persons via legends. Fraudsters abuse credulity, vulnerability and often the high age or bad health conditions of seniors with the intention to gain cash from them.
  • Slovakia
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • 2016