Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey
18 May 2022 11:14:00ANKARA 16 MAY 2022
The opening ceremony of the Irregular Migration Management Certification Programme hosted by...
01 Apr 2022 11:03:00
Ceremony held in Adıyaman within the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of trafficking in human beings in Turkey”Adıyaman 29 March 2022
The closing ceremony of the project implemented by Adıyaman Municipality under the slogan “Lend a...
28 Mar 2022 14:46:00
Call for tenders: National consultants - action on "Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of human trafficking in Turkey"Ankara 28 March 2022
In the framework of the action on “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and...
01 Apr 2022 14:01:00
Award ceremony held in İzmir within the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Action “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of trafficking in human beings in Turkey”İzmir 28 March 2022
Under the slogan “Be a Voice in Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings”, the award ceremony of a...
28 Mar 2022 14:25:00
The second training on the strengthening of identification and referral of the victims of human trafficking delivered to law enforcement agencies of TurkeyIstanbul 15 - 18 March 2022
The training on the “Strengthening of identification and referral of the victims of trafficking...
The action on “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of human trafficking in Turkey” is implemented within the joint programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022”
What is the goal?
► To enhance protection of human rights in the context of migration and to strengthen the application of European standards in this field;
► To improve the prevention and fight against trafficking in human beings through the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings in Turkey.
Who benefits from the Action?
- Ministry of Interior, including Directorate General of the Migration Management, Directorate General of Security, General Command of Gendarmerie and Coast Guard Command;
- Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services;
- Ministry of Justice;
- Justice Academy of Turkey;
- Union of Turkish Bar Associations;
- Human Rights and Equality Institution of Turkey;
- Judges, prosecutors, lawyers and law enforcement officers;
- Civil society organisations;
- Migrants, asylum seekers, victims of trafficking and smuggling and persons in vulnerable situations, in particular, women and children.
How will the Action work?
► Through a multisectoral partnership approach ensuring dialogue between different stakeholders;
► Capacity building activities will include interdisciplinary working groups, case studies, round table meetings, tailor-made workshops and HELP trainings with relevant stakeholders and experts, peer-to-peer exchanges, and mini grants.
► A comprehensive and integrated institutional approach addressing trafficking in human beings in Turkey, in line with recommendations of the Group of Experts on Action against Human Trafficking (GRETA);
► Progress in the implementation of human trafficking prevention and victim protection strategies, in particular in the context of migration;
► Enhanced understanding of relevant stakeholders on human rights standards in the context of migration, particularly concerning women and vulnerable groups;
► A strengthened human-rights’ based approach to smuggling of migrants.
How do we get more information?
Component I - Trafficking in Human Beings
Senior Project Officer
+90 312 468 84 64/1427
Component II - Migration
Senior Project Officer
+90 312 468 84 64/1424