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OSCE releases booklet on preventing human trafficking for domestic servitude in diplomatic households
This Handbook for Protocol Officers serves to raise awareness and inform the relevant authorities about how to prevent trafficking in human beings for domestic servitude in diplomatic households, how to detect abuses and how to react to exploitative situations while protecting the rights of the domestic worker. This handbook will increase knowledge about strategies and policies to discourage non-compliance in the employment of private domestic workers in diplomatic households. It will also provide examples of national practices which have proven effective towards those ends.
OSCE Special Representative urges judges to avoid secondary victimization in human trafficking cases
Snježana Bokulić, Head of the ODIHR Human Rights Department, presenting The Guiding Principles on Human Rights in the Return of Trafficked Persons (OSCE/Murat Gungor) To assist OSCE participating States in ensuring a human rights based approach in the return of victims of human trafficking, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) released a publication containing guidance in this area on 25 September 2014 at a side event during the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw.
World Day of Social Justice: “Fighting human trafficking means fighting poverty, unemployment and inequality
Enhancing state assistance to victims of human trafficking in Ukraine discussed at OSCE-supported conference
OSCE Special Representative publishes human trafficking report on Portugal, praises immediate steps taken
Special Representative calls for victim protection at UK Parliament’s Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review
OSCE Special Representative, in Uzbekistan, called for co-operative efforts to stop human trafficking
OSCE Special Representative urges prosecutors, judges to fully apply laws, protect human trafficking victims
OSCE Special Representative calls for business community to step up efforts to eliminate human trafficking
Prevention of domestic servitude in diplomatic households imperative, says OSCE Special Representative, in The Hague
Rights of human trafficking victims discussed by OSCE Special Representative, legal experts, in Warsaw
OSCE Special Representative calls for stronger criminal justice response to human trafficking, including through confiscation
In a report issued earlier this week, the OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, recommended that the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina take additional steps to fully implement its OSCE commitments in the fight against human trafficking.
The OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, highlighted the innovative aspects of the Italian model of anti-trafficking action at the conclusion of her country visit to Italy, praising efforts to assist victims in partnership with civil society.
Trafficking victims who commit crimes under coercion should not be punished, says OSCE Special Representative
Reporting on human trafficking manual published by OSCE, Moscow University, Russian Union of Journalists
The OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, said at a judicial training seminar in Krakow, Poland on 14 March 2013 that trafficked people's legal rights must be upheld and given the same importance as punishing perpetrators in court.
OSCE Special Representative calls for more co-operation to prevent human trafficking in Mediterranean
Interview with OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
OSCE Special Representative calls for redoubled efforts against modern-day slavery on Anti-Trafficking Day
OSCE Special Representative, at Alliance conference in Vienna, says discrimination cause of trafficking
OSCE Alliance against Trafficking in Persons conference to stress non-discrimination and empowerment
OSCE Special Representative promotes creative anti-slavery campaigns at Scotland’s Festival of Politics
Strengthening regional co-operation and dialogue for an effective response to human and child trafficking is the aim of an OSCE-supported regional workshop that started in Skopje last week. The project, organized by the OSCE Mission to Skopje in co-operation with the French Government, aims at identifying and reinforcing the most efficient mechanisms and practices for preventing, identifying, referring and protecting child victims.
The Agency for International Development Cooperation of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs - MASHAV - and the Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center as well as the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv are co-organizing the International Workshop "Profiles of Trafficking: Patterns, Populations & Policies" , to be held in Haifa, Israel on May 14-24, 2012.
( Bankrate.ca) - By Aaron Broverman In his book "Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan," journalist Jake Adelstein chronicles his experiences on the vice beat with Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper. At one point, he describes a human sex trafficking operation run by men named Viktor and Slick.
The two-day 11th High-level Alliance against Trafficking in Persons conference opened yesterday. This event brings together more than 300 senior government officials, national anti-trafficking co-ordinators and rapporteurs, representatives from international and non-governmental organizations, law enforcement, etc.
Only 4 days remain until the OSCE's 11 th annual conference for the "Alliance Against Trafficking in Persons" will begin on June 20-21 in Vienna, Austria. The conference will include a variety of speakers and cover a wide range of topics. Also, this year for the first time, parts of the conference will be streamed live online.
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