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15 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that the National Program for Preventing and Counteracting Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Victims for 2019 was adopted by the Bulgarian Government. This is an annual document...
29 Jan 2019
ASTRA is an organization devoted to the eradication of all forms of exploitation and trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, as well as providing support in looking for missing children. ASTRA pays special attention to raising...
29 Jul 2015
Belarusan News reports that the second international meeting of the UN Group of Friends Against Human Trafficking is to take place in Minsk on 30-31 July. The seminar, which is to commemorate the World Day Against Human Trafficking, will focus on...
16 Jul 2015
Catholic Online reports that human trafficking is a core focus of Pope Francis's pontificate. Archbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences, displayed a letter handwritten by the Pope at a recent...
07 May 2015
EurActiv reports that Europe is seeking United Nations Security Council approval to seize vessels used to traffic migrants across the Mediterranean from Libya, though Russia has signaled it would not allow destruction of the vessels. An anonymus UN'...
23 Apr 2015
Tol.org reports that EU leaders will ask foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at an emergency summit 23 April to consider forming a Mediterranean Sea defense mission to “identify, capture, and destroy vessels” used by human traffickers. On 20...
20 Apr 2015
The European Commission reports that a joint meeting of Foreign and Interior Ministers, chaired by High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and held in Luxembourg, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Avramopoulos...

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