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Understanding the New EU Trafficking Directive - 29th May 2013

Date: 29th May 2013

Venue: Generously hosted by Freshfields BruckBaus Deringer LLP, London

In Association withThe Anti-Trafficking Legal Project 

Overview: This, the first evening seminar of this series, focused upon the EU Directive 2011/36, "The Trafficking Directive". This new EU instrument came in to force on 6th April 2013 and is therefore now enforceable under UK law. This seminar was designed for lawyers and others with an already established understanding of law and legal rights and it aimed to explain exactly what the Directive was, how it could be used practically, and outlined some of the key protections that it offers to victims of trafficking.



EU Directive 2011/36

Council of Europe Trafficking Convention 


Reports & Weblinks

ECPAT - "Watch Over Me: A System of Guardianship for Child Victims of Trafficking" (Oct 2011)

GRETA - "Second General Report of GRETA's Activities" (1st Aug 2011 - 31st July 2013)

GRETA - Webpage with Evaluation Reports for European States Implementing CoE Convention

AIRE Centre - "Information Note on The New EU Trafficking Directive" (2013)

UK Home Office - "First Annual Report of Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group on Human Trafficking" (Oct 2012)

UN - "Report of the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings" (2012)

UN - Webpage of All Special Rapporteur Reports on Trafficking

UN - "Joint UN Commentary on EU Directive" (2011)

UNODC - "Global Report on Trafficking in Persons" (2012)