From 9 to 11 December 2020, the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held a series of online meetings with stakeholders from Kosovo* as part of the second evaluation of the compliance of Kosovo* with the standards of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. This evaluation is conducted under the project "Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings in Kosovo*".
Meetings were held with representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the Police Directorate for Investigation of Trafficking in Human Beings, the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor, the Judicial Council, and the Institute of Forensic Medicine. Separate meetings were held with representatives of international organisations and civil society.
The meetings were conducted by Ia Dadunashvili and Kevin Hyland, members of GRETA, with the assistance of Arben Isufi, independent national expert, Petya Nestorova, Executive Secretary of the Convention, and Asja Zujo from the Secretariat of the Convention.
* "All reference to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nation’s Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo."