It was with great pleasure that we organized our International Round Table:
International Round Table:
Re-branding Human Trafficking. The Interface of Migration, Human Trafficking and Slavery
29 September 2017 – 09.00 – 18.00
Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstraße 35, Vienna
Organized by the Regional Implementation Initiative on Preventing & Combating Human Trafficking 2017 and in cooperation with the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, CEIPA, Act.Now and Menschenrechtsstadt Wien, supported by Austrian Federal Ministers for Labor, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection and for Women and Health.
This time we explored in depth the links between Human Trafficking, Migration and Slavery. Renowned experts, practitioners, researchers and stakeholders analyzed and discussed issues such as:
- Is the worldwide fight against human trafficking in danger of turning into inefficient pottering due to tight migration policies?
- Do we have to accept Human Trafficking and Restrictions of Human Rights as Collateral Damage of the Refugee/Migration Crisis?
- Reconsider Human Trafficking and Slavery. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law
- Understanding the Effects and Consequences of Policies, Interests, Agendas behind the different Concepts – including Moneypulation
- Human Trafficking for Labour exploitation, Slavery, Servitude, Forced labour – What has Pet-food in Switzerland to do with Human Trafficking, and Shrimp Consumed in Europe with Slavery in Thailand?
- The ‘Feminization of Migration‘ and its Impact on Human Trafficking
- Where have all the Children gone?…and when will we ever learn?
- Lessons learnt from Health Screening of Migrants for Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking
We also provided in depth information and insight into the complex crime of human trafficking as well as developed (more) innovative and (more) effective responses to the problem at large.
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Here are some photos from our event, made by the Staff of Act.Now
Related Notes, Documents, Background Info & Links:
For some useful Background Info and Contributions regarding our Round Table, please consult the following documents:
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- Food for Thought and for Discussion, Annotations, Background Information
- OCEEA UNDP Discussion Paper, Strengthening the Resilience of Local Communities to the Presence of Migrants
- OCEEA CEI Discussion Paper, Discussion Paper, Strengthening the Resilience of Local Communities to the Presence of Migrants
- Routeledge Handbook of Human Trafficking – Flyer
- Smile of the Child – Written Contribution MVdR
- M.Dottridge on modern slavery
- UN Migration Agency Issues Report on Arrivals of Sexually Exploited Migrants
- PHAME Newsletter_Issue 10
- Leaflet_Postgraduate Specialist Training course in Migration Health
- IOM UMA victims of trafficking in persons
- Intervention Vienne CCEM
- CCEM Comittee Against Modern Slavery Presentation
- Stephan Jermeny text and follow up
- B. Preitler Follow up
- Helmut Sax Presentation
- Suzanne Hoff – La Strada International – Contribution
David Reisenden propose as ways Forward:
„Joint Deployments of Border Guards and (Child Trafficking) Experts of NGOs and IOs at the border crossings points” have proven most effective and should be further developed.
Der Umgang mit Menschenhandel im Asyl :die Praxis der Schweiz auf dem Prüfstand” von März 2017 in Bern.
Mona Chamass: Comité contre l’Esclavage moderne
Round Table on 24 November 2017 in Vienna, City Hall: EUSDR Priority Area 10/Vienna Administration
Danube Cities against Human Trafficking (D-CAHT)
Preventing & Combating Human Trafficking and Exploitation at the Local Level- Strengthening Cooperation and Coordination
Enrico Ragaglia, Project Manager, ICMPD: TRAM Project
City council of Barcelona, The team of the Unity Against Trafficking in Humans Beings