Past Events




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European Summer School 2010, Berlin 12 - 23 July 2010
Europe Institute for Social Work
GAATW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Beyond borders: trafficking in the context of migrant, labour and women's rights, Bangkok 6-7 July 2010 GAATW
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United Nations Global Compact Leader's Summit, New York 24-25 June 2010 UNGC Agenda
Meeting of the Interpol Trafficking in Human Beings Working Group, Damascus 7-9 June 2010 Interpol
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Plenary Panel Discussion-Giving Voice to the Victims and Survivors of Trafficking, Geneva 2 June 2010 OHCHR
Photo Exhibition 'Esclavage Domestique: Domestic Worker or Domestic Slavery?', Geneva

Opening 1 June 2010(runs two weeks)

Artists for Freedom: Opening event and art exhibition, Berlin 29 May- 29 June 2010
Artists For Freedom (in partnership with Galileo-Park)
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19th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Salvador 17-21 May 2010
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Seminar on Human Trafficking, Geneva 27-28 May 2010
Launch of the Small Grants Facility 1 March -5 April 2010 UN.GIFT Call for proposals
Panel Discussion: A Crime so Monstrous -Trafficking in Human Beings 23 April 2010



Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 12-19 April 2010
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2010 Call for Application: United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery Until March 31 2010 OHCHR

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OSCE Alliance Expert Coordination Team Meeting 23 March 2010 OSCE Agenda
Start Freedom Week 8-12 March 2010 Stop the Traffik More Information
3rd National Networking Meeting - Towards Global EU Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, Madrid 5 March 2010 IOM, Swedish Ministry of Justice, EC



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Human Trafficking - Regional Seminar for the 12+ Group, London 22 and 23 February 2010 British Inter-Parliamentary Group, Inter-Parliamentary Union Agenda
Donor Briefings on the Technical Assistance Work of UNODC in the Fields of Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrant & UN.GIFT Joint Programmes, Vienna 28 January 2010 UN.GIFT, UNODC Agenda
EU Ministerial Conference Towards Global EU Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings, Brussels 19-20 January 2010 IOM



Fight Global Human Trafficking, Exhibition, Stockholm
14 December 2009
Project 1001001 and Department of Social Work, University of Stockholm
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The Courage to Lead: A Human Rights Summit for Women Leaders, Geneva

8-10 December 2009

The Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR), Vital Voices, Eleanor Roosevelt Project

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The Situation of Domestic Workers in Austria - Employment or Human Trafficking for Labour Exploitation?, Vienna 2 December 2009 UN.GIFT, The Austrian Foreign Ministry Invitation
Conference sur le travail force, la servitude, l'esclavage: État des lieux du travail des enfants dans le monde, Paris 20 November 2009 Comité Contre l'Esclavage Moderne More Information
International Symposium: New Approaches Towards Human Trafficking in the EU, Brussels 18 November 2009 Public Policy Exchange



Free the Slaves - Freedom Awards. Calls for nominations 2010 Until 2 November 2009 Free the Slaves More Information
Human Trafficking - The Victim Matters Conference, London 23 October 2009 London Metropolitan Police, Helen Bamber Foundation Invitation Information
EU Ministerial Conference "Towards Global EU Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings", Brussels 19-20 October 2009 Swedish EU Presidency, IOM
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Gemeinsam gegen Menschenhandel, Vienna 16 October 2009 Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, UN.GIFT and others Einladung
Start Freedom, New York 14 October 2009
Stop the Traffik, UN.GIFT, SOCA More Information
Global Forum on Human Trafficking, Carlsbad 8-9 October 2009 Not for Sale
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Panel Discussion - Cotton and Child Slavery, London 8 October 2009 Amnesty International More Information
Human Rights Small Grants Scheme 2009-2010
Until 2 October 2009 AusAID More Information
Webster Symposium on human trafficking, Vienna 1 October 2009 Webster University, UN.GIFT



High-level Workshop "A Comprehensive Approach to Combating Illicit Trafficking" Geneva 28-29 September 2009 GCSP, IFPA Agenda
Prevention of Modern Slavery: "An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure", Vienna 14-15 September 2009 OSCE, IOM, UNODC, ILO More Information
Stop Sex Trafficking of Children and Young People - Joint Launch with The Body Shop and ECPAT. Vienna 31 August 2009 ECPAT, Body Shop, UN.GIFT Press Release


SE Asia Court of Women on Trafficking and HIV Bali 6-7 August 2009 UNODC, ICAAP, UNDP
Run 4 the Rescue - 500 miles in chains to end modern-day slavery UK
1 August 2009 Eric Proffit, Stop Child Trafficking Now More information
Launch of the ESRC-funded project: MIGRANT WORKERS IN THE UK SEX INDUSTRY London 10 July 2009 ESRC More Information
African Union Commission Initiative against Trafficking. (AU COMMIT) Addis Ababa 16 June 2009 AU, UN.GIFT, UNODC
Workshop: Identification of victims of trafficking. Vienna 8 June 2009 EXIT, Frauenabteilung der Stadt Wien (MA 57)
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Joint Vienna Migration Group - European Migration Network Panel Discussion. Vienna 8 June 2009 IOM, EU Provisional Agenda
Ten years after the starting of negociations for the Palermo Trafficking Protocol. Palermo 21-22 May 2009 IOM Provisional Agenda
Workshop on Preventing Trafficking of Human Beings Haifa, Israel 18-25 May 2009 MASHAV, IOM, MCTC, CIMI Prevention Workshop
Developments in Prostitution Policy London 15 May 2009 The POPPY Project Conference Flyer
General Assembly Thematic Debate on Human Trafficking hosted by PGA New York May 13 2009 UNODC, UNHQ Programme
Gulu Gala - Exhibition & Benefit Art Sale. Appointment Ceremony of Ross Bleckner as Goodwill Ambassador. New York

May 12 2009

UNODC, ARTOC, ICC Trust Fund for Victims More information
Conference on "Stakeholder Cooperation with Law Enforcement" Austria 30 March 2009 IOM, UN.GIFT More information
Stop the Traffik Book Launch, London 12 March 2009 Stop the Traffik More information
Blue Heart Campaign against human trafficking, Austria 5 March 2009 UNODC More information
Stopping Traffick Conference, How can we tackle human trafficking? London 4 March 2009 Connect Conferences More information
Human Trafficking at the Cross Roads- Private-Public Partnership to Fight Human Trafficking, Bahrain 2-3 Mar 2009
The Office of Her Highness Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, End Human Trafficking Now, and the Government of Bahrain, UN.GIFT More information
Panel Discussion on Trafficking in Persons and Goodwill Ambassador appointment ceremony New York 12 Feb 2009 UNODC, UN.GIFT More information
Launch of the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons New York 12 Feb 2009 UNODC, UN.GIFT More information
International Day Against Slavery, Geneva 2 Dec 2008 OHCHR, UNESCO More information(PDF)
International People's Lecture, London 27 Nov 2008 Stop the Traffik More information(PDF)
Third Congress against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, Rio de Janeiro 25 - 28 Nov 2008 NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child, ECPAT International, UNICEF, Government of Brasil

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Events leading up to Congress

Training Course on Shelter Management, Kuwait 23-30 Nov 2008 IOM More information
News Xchange 2008, Valencia 19-21 Nov 2008 News Xchange Website
Global Forum on Migration and Development, Manila 27 - 30 Oct 2008 The Philippines Event website
Work-Migration-Rights, Strategies against trafficking in women. International Symposium for further development of competencies and forms of action, Vienna 22 - 23 Oct 2008 LEFOE-IBF

Invitation and Programme (eng)

Invitation and Programme (ger)

EU Anti-Trafficking Day 18 Oct 2008 Centre for equal opportunities and opposition to racism; Foundation Samilia; Pag-Asa; Payoke en Surya More information
EU Anti-Trafficking Day 16 Oct 2008 Nordic Baltic Network Website
EU Anti-Trafficking Day 16 Oct 2008 CARITAS and Secours Catholique


European Commission press release

119th IPU Assembly, Geneva 13 - 15 Oct 2008 Inter-Parliamentary Union Agenda (PDF)
Fourth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, Vienna 8-17 October 2008 UNODC More information

Perspectives and Realities of European Immigration Policies, Vienna

6 Oct 2008 Vienna Migration Group (VMG) IOM Vienna Website
Nationale Vorbereitungskonferenz zum III.Weltkongress gegen kommerzielle sexuelle Ausbeutung von Kindern, Vienna 2 Oct 2008 ECPAT und UNICEF Austria, in cooperation with BMeiA, BMI, BMGFJ und BMSK Programme
Exchange of Information and Best Practices on First Reception, Protection and Treatment of Unaccompanied Minors, Vienna 1 Oct 2008 IOM Vienna More information
Conference on European Approaches towards Data Collection on
Trafficking in Human Beings, Brussels
18-19 Sep 2008 Austrian Ministry of the Interior, IOM Vienna Agenda
Conference on Prosecution of Human Trafficking, Helsinki 10 - 11 Sep 2008 OSCE More information
Regional Conference on Strengthening the Criminal Justice Response to Trafficking in Persons in the Black Sea region, Mamaia/Constanta 18 - 20 June 2008 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Announcement (PDF)

Draft Agenda (PDF)

National Training Series for Specialists of the State Employment Service of Ukraine on Preventing Irregular Migration & Trafficking in Human Beings, Kyiv

17 - 19 June

9 - 11 June

2 - 4 June 2008

IOM, the Institute for Training Personnel of the State Employment Service of Ukraine (SES), with the support of the European Commission Event website
World Day Against Child Labour 2008, Geneva/Place des Nations 12 June 2008 ILO, City of Geneva, Le Respect Press Release (ILO)
Private sector - NGO Cooperation to Combat Human Trafficking in Ukraine, Kyiv 10 June 2008 IOM Ukraine, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Event website
Konferenz gegen kommerzielle sexuelle Ausbeutung, Berlin 10 June 2008 UNICEF, ECPAT, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Event website
Primer Congreso Latinoamericano sobre Trata y Traffico de personas, Buenos Aires 4 - 6 June 2008 CIADHUD, GITMYN, Fundacion el Otro Event website
UN General Assembly Thematic Debate on Human Trafficking, New York 3 June 2008 General Assembly of the United Nations Website on General Assembly thematic debates

Countering human trafficking: Partnerships for protection and capacity-building, New York

2 June 2008 United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Event website
19th Annual General Assembly and Conference, Istanbul 31 May 2008 European Foundation Centre (EFC) Event website
Child trafficking: responses and challenges at local level, Vienna 26 and 27 May 2008 The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Event website
Ciclo de Cine "TRATA DE PERSONAS - un delito que nos avergüenza a todos", City of Cochabamba 26 and 27 May 2008 The Embassy of the United States in Bolivia Poster (JPEG)
World Economic Forum on the Middle East, Sharm El Sheikh 18 - 20 May 2008 World Economic Forum (WEF)

World Economic Forum website