Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

GRETA’s Country Evaluation Reports

GRETA publishes first report on the Netherlands

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Strasbourg, 18 June 2014 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on the Netherlands.
In its report, GRETA welcomes the steps taken by the Dutch authorities to combat trafficking and support victims, including the adoption of relevant legislation, the appointment of an independent National Rapporteur, and the setting up of co-ordination structures and specialised units. [More…]

First GRETA report on “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

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Strasbourg, 17 June 2014 - The Macedonian authorities have taken a number of important steps to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, but several important challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA.
GRETA’s report highlights as positive features the setting up of anti-trafficking co-ordination structures and specialised units, the adoption and periodic updating of relevant legislation and national strategies, and the introduction of a national referral mechanism. [More…]

First GRETA report on Sweden

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Strasbourg, 27 May 2014 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Sweden.
In its report, GRETA welcomes the steps taken by the Swedish authorities to combat trafficking in human beings and support victims of trafficking, including the adoption of relevant legislation, the setting up of institutional framework and specialised structures within the police and prosecution. [More…]

First GRETA report on Azerbaijan

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Strasbourg, 23 May 2014 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Azerbaijan.
In its report, GRETA welcomes the steps taken by Azerbaijan to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, including the adoption of anti-trafficking legislation and national action plans, as well as the appointment of a national co-ordinator and a working group on combating trafficking. [More…]

First GRETA report on Slovenia
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Strasbourg, 17 January 2014 – The Slovenian authorities have taken important steps in the area of action against trafficking in human beings, such as the adoption of legislation and national action plans and the setting up of co-ordination structures. However, improvements remain to be made in a number of areas, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA.

GRETA underlines that increased attention should be paid to trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation, trafficking in children and trafficking within Slovenia.. [More...]

GRETA publishes first report on Serbia
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Strasbourg, 16 January 2014 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Serbia.

In its report, GRETA welcomes the important steps taken to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings in Serbia. These measures have included the adoption of legislation criminalising trafficking in human beings and providing for the rights of victims of trafficking, and the setting up of the Centre for the Protection of Victims of Trafficking and structures to co-ordinate the efforts of relevant actors. [More...]

First GRETA report on Luxembourg
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Strasbourg, 15 January 2014 - The Council of Europe’s expert body on trafficking in human beings, GRETA, has called on the Luxembourg authorities to step up action against all forms of trafficking.
In its first report on Luxembourg, published today, GRETA notes that some important steps have been taken by the authorities, including the adoption of legislation to combat trafficking and provide trafficked victims with rights. [More...]

First GRETA report on Spain

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Strasbourg, 27.09.2013 – The Spanish authorities have taken a number of steps in the area of action against trafficking in human beings, such as adopting a national action plan to combat human trafficking for sexual exploitation and a framework for the identification and referral of trafficking victims, but several important challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA. [
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First GRETA report on Ireland

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Strasbourg, 26.09.2013 - The Council of Europe’s expert body on trafficking in human beings, GRETA, has called on the Irish authorities to ensure that all victims of trafficking are identified as such and provided with assistance and protection. [more…]

First GRETA report on Belgium

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Strasbourg, 25.09.2013 – The Belgian authorities have taken a number of important steps to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, such as putting in place a comprehensive legal and policy framework and setting up specialised anti-trafficking structures, but several challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA. [more…]

First GRETA report on Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Strasbourg, 14.05.2013 – The authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina have taken steps to combat trafficking in human beings, such as appointing a national coordinator and adopting state action plans, but a number of important challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA. [more…]

GRETA publishes report on Norway

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Strasbourg, 07.05.2013 – The Council of Europe expert group on action against human trafficking (GRETA) calls on the Norwegian authorities to set up a national system for identifying and assisting victims of trafficking. [More…]

First GRETA report on Poland published

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Strasbourg, 06.05.2013 – The Polish authorities have taken a number of important steps to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings, but several important challenges remain, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s expert group on human trafficking, GRETA. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Portugal

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Strasbourg, 12.02.2013 – The Council of Europe expert group against human trafficking (GRETA) today called on the Portuguese authorities to improve the assistance provided to victims of trafficking in human beings, and to provide them with appropriate and safe accommodation. [More...]

GRETA publishes report on Latvia

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Strasbourg, 31.01.2013 – The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has warned that official figures may underestimate the scale of trafficking in Latvia. GRETA has also urged the Latvian authorities to take further steps to prevent human trafficking, especially among vulnerable groups. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on France

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Strasbourg, 28.01.2013 – The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has urged the French authorities to take a number of steps to improve the country’s fight against trafficking in human beings. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Malta

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Strasbourg, 24.01.2013 – The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Malta. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Armenia

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Strasbourg, 21.09.2012 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Armenia. [ More…]


GRETA publishes report on Montenegro

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Strasbourg, 13.09.2012 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Montenegro. [ More…]


GRETA publishes report on the United Kingdom

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Strasbourg, 12.09.2012 – The UK has taken a number of important steps in the fight against human trafficking, according to a report published today by the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA). However, more needs to be done to ensure that the overall approach is focused on the victims of trafficking and their rights as human beings. [ More…]

GRETA publishes report on Romania

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Strasbourg, 31.05.2012 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Romania.[More…]

GRETA publishes report on the Republic of Moldova

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Strasbourg, 22.02.2012 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on the Republic of Moldova.

In the report, GRETA notes the steps taken by the Moldovan authorities to combat trafficking in human beings, through the adoption of specific anti-trafficking legislation and putting into place a National Referral System for Assistance and Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Trafficking.[ More…]

GRETA publishes report on Georgia

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Strasbourg, 07.02.2012 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Georgia. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Denmark
 

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Strasbourg, 20.12.2011 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Denmark. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Bulgaria
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Strasbourg, 14.12.2011 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Bulgaria.
 
 In its report, GRETA welcomes the important steps taken by the Bulgarian authorities to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings. These measures have included the adoption of a specific law to address human trafficking, increased penalties for trafficking offenses, and criminalisation of the use of services of victims of trafficking. Co-ordination of the efforts of relevant actors is ensured through the National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, seven local commissions, and a national mechanism for referral and support of trafficked persons.[More…]

GRETA publishes report on Albania

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Strasbourg, 02.12.2011 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Albania. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Croatia

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Strasbourg, 30.11.2011 - Today the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published its first evaluation report on Croatia. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on the Slovak Republic

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Strasbourg, 19.09.2011 - Today the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published its first evaluation report on the Slovak Republic. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Austria

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Strasbourg, 15.09.2011 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report on Austria. [More…]

GRETA publishes report on Cyprus

 
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 Strasbourg, 12.09.2011 - The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its first evaluation report, concerning Cyprus. [More…]