Joint Efforts of Police and Health Authorities in the EU Member States and Third Countries to Combat and Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings and Protect and Assist Victims of Trafficking

Description

? To Develop skills and best practices for the better medical protection of trafficked victims through closer cooperation between law enforcement, health authorities and NGOs. ? To protect, care and support (re-establish their mental and physical health) victims of trafficking, thus enabling their active participation before, during and after criminal proceedings as a witness, and consequently improving chances of successful prosecution of traffickers. ? To improve chances of successful reintegration of victims into work and life. ? To harmonize member state and third country health service provision for victims of trafficking, in particular in case of health risks of victims and the general public as part of a comprehensive and all encompassing anti-trafficking strategy.

Details

Duration 01/04/2012 - 19/03/2014
Funding EU
Program EU
Department

Department for Migration and Globalization

Center for Migration, Integration and Security

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Univ.-Prof Mag. Dr. Gudrun Biffl
Project members Mag. Friedrich Altenburg, MSc Mag. Dr. Thomas Pfeffer Mag. Mag. Agnieszka Trnka-Kwiecinski

Publications

Biffl, G.; Pfeffer, T.; Trnka-Kwiecinski, A. (2014). Joint efforts of police and health authorities to combat trafficking in human beings. Handbook for professionals at the interface of police & health authorities. NGO Payoke und Danube University Krems, Antwerpen und Krems

Biffl, G.; Pfeffer, T.; Trnka-Kwiecinski, A. (2014). Handbook for professionals at the interface of police & health authorities. NGO Payoke Antwerpen/Danube University Krems, Antwerpen und Krems

Lectures

The Role of independent research and higher education in the prevention of THB

Payoke-CEIPA joint Conference in cooperation with the City of Brussels, 11/10/2012

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