The trafficking in human beings has, over the last decade, increased significantly. According to the International Labour Organisation, in 2012 there were million people were victims of forced labour and sexual exploitation in the world. In the period 2013-14 EU countries reported 15,846 victims of human trafficking, 76% of which were women and girls according to a European Commission report. It is estimated that two out of three registered victims (67%) were trafficked for sexual exploitation, 21% for other types of forced labour and 12% for other types of exploitation.
In light of the new commitment of the European Union to adopt new targeted actions to combat the growing challenge of human trafficking, this timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss and analyse effective mechanisms to prevent, address and strengthen multi-agency response. Delegates will have the chance to share best practice and discuss ways to protect the victims of human trafficking. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders.
17 Apr 2018 @ 10:00 am
17 Apr 2018 @ 04:30 pm
Duration: 6 hours, 30 minutes
Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre
Boulevard Avenue 17