6 results
In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
  • European Union
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 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
  • Victims
  • 2016
The aim of the project is the prevention and education of secondary school students, elementary, special and re-education facilities in Slovakia on HIV / AIDS, in the area of substance and non-substance addictions and human trafficking.
  • Slovakia
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Youth
  • Victims
  • 2016
Respect Zone is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious NGO, which proposes a self-certifying ethical label. The label is easy to use and to display, and is offered to everyone abiding by the Respect Zone Charter (available on the Respect Zone website), and more broadly to the principle of respect over the Internet. Respect Zone is a positive label, aiming at cooling down social networks and at displaying respect online. Respect Zone endeavours to build a modern educational tool to fight against bullying, racism, antisemitism, sexism, homophobia, stigmatism of disabilities, and violent radicalization.
  • France
  • Bullying
  • Cybercrime
  • Other violence
  • Initiatives
  • Situation
  • 2016
The main objective is to raise awareness at the local level and beyond, by making use of the roles and influence of local elected representatives  to inform about the problems of racist violence and all forms of intolerance which are spreading over Europe.
  • France
  • Other violence
  • Initiatives
  • Intermediaries
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016