Third report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings (2020)

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Series Details COM (2020) 661
Publication Date 20/10/2020
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Report published by the European Commission on 20 October 2020, as required under Article 20 of Directive 2011/36/EU on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims.

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Directive 2011/36/EU - also known as the Anti-Trafficking Directive - lays down minimum common rules for the European Union (EU) in determining offences of trafficking in human beings and punishing offenders. It also provides for measures to better prevent this phenomenon and to strengthen the protection of victims. Article 20 of Directive 2011/36/EU foresees a two-yearly report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

This report: i) identifies key patterns and challenges in addressing trafficking in human beings, ii) provides an analysis of statistics and iii) outlines the results of anti-trafficking actions. It is complemented by a staff working document providing detailed, comprehensive and substantiated information.

Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=COM:2020:661:FIN
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EUR-Lex: SWD(2020)226: Staff Working Document accompanying the Report https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=SWD:2020:226:FIN
European Commission: Press Release, 21/10/2020: Eradicating human trafficking: Persistent risks call for strategic approach https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1928

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