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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

Human trafficking is defined in the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 which specifically prohibits trafficking for sexual and labour exploitation, including forced labour in persons,...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

The effect of declaring a substance controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (as amended), either in the Schedule to the Act or by Government Order, is to make it an offence to possess...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

An Garda Síochána has a crime strategy, as set out in An Garda Síochána Strategy Statement July 2016 2018. An Garda Síochána Policing Plan 2018 commits to developing cybercrime and cyber...

  • Ireland
  • Cybercrime
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

To prevent/disrupt and detect persons who organise or knowingly facilitate the entry into the State of a person whom he or she knows or has reasonable cause to believe to be an illegal...

  • Ireland
  • Facilitation of Illegal Immigration
  • National policy
  • Policy
  • 2020