GRETA holds its 35th plenary meeting

12/07/2019 Strasbourg

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held its 35th meeting from 8 to 12 July 2019 in Strasbourg. During the meeting, GRETA adopted final reports on Hungary, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Turkey. These reports will be sent to the authorities concerned and...

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GRETA publishes second report on Andorra

03/07/2019 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) concludes that Andorra has made progress in its legislation and policies to prevent and combat human trafficking, but also requests that the authorities take further action...

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GRETA visits Slovak Republic as part of the third evaluation round

Strasbourg 25/06/2019

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to the Slovak Republic from 17 to 21 June 2019 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The...

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GRETA publishes second report on Lithuania

21/06/2019 Strasbourg

Lithuania has made progress in tackling human trafficking in recent years, but improvements are needed to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation, protect children from trafficking and provide victims with assistance, accommodation, health care and access to compensation. These are among the...

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GRETA publishes second report on Germany

20/06/2019 Strasbourg

In a new report published today, the Council of Europe expert body on trafficking in human beings (GRETA) praises Germany for having significantly evolved its national legal framework against human trafficking since the first evaluation of the implementation of the Convention on Action against...

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GRETA visits Cyprus as part of the third evaluation round

18/06/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to Cyprus from 10 to 13 June 2019 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The focus of this...

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GRETA visits Austria as part of the third evaluation round

11/06/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to Austria from 3 to 7 June 2019 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The focus of this...

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GRETA publishes second report on Finland

05/06/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its second evaluation report on Finland. The report assesses developments since the publication of GRETA’s first evaluation report on Finland in March 2015 as regards the...

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GRETA publishes 8th General report on its activities

28/05/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has stressed the need for states across Europe to provide a wide range of assistance to victims of human trafficking. In its latest annual report, published today, GRETA sets out a series of legal...

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24th meeting of the Committee of the Parties

05/04/2019 Strasbourg

The 24th meeting of the Committee of the Parties of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings was held in Strasbourg on 5 April 2019. The Committee elected Ambassador Corina Călugăru as Chair and Ambassador Christopher Yvon as Vice-Chair for a first term of...

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Expert workshop in Yerevan, Armenia

02/04/2019 Strasbourg

On 28 March 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia and the Council of Europe organised an expert workshop in Yerevan to take stock of ten years of implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Armenia. The workshop was also an...

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GRETA holds its 34th plenary meeting, elects new President and Vice-Presidents

25/03/2019 Strasbourg

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held its 34th meeting from 18 to 22 March 2019 in Strasbourg. GRETA elected a new Bureau for the next two year period. Davor Derenčinović, who is Professor of Criminal Law and Head of the Criminal Law Department at...

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GRETA publishes second report on Iceland

15/03/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its second evaluation report on Iceland. The report assesses developments since the publication of GRETA’s first evaluation report on Iceland in September 2014 as regards the...

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GRETA publishes second report on San Marino

14/03/2019 Strasbourg

San Marino has taken additional measures to combat trafficking in human beings, according to a new report published today by the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA), but a number of issues continue to give rise to concern. The report assesses...

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GRETA's first evaluation visit to the Czech Republic

11/03/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to the Czech Republic from 4 to 8 March 2019. The visit was organised in the context of the first round of evaluation of the implementation of the Council...

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GRETA holds talks with the French authorities

13/02/2019 Strasbourg

On 11-12 February 2019, the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held a series of meetings in Paris with a view to discussing the implementation of the most urgent recommendations made in GRETA’s second report on France (adopted in March 2017). GRETA’s decision...

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GRETA’s first evaluation visit to Monaco

04/02/2019 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to Monaco from 28 to 31 January 2019. The visit provided an opportunity to assess the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against...

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GRETA publishes second report on Italy

25/01/2019 Strasbourg

Italy has taken additional measures to combat trafficking in human beings, according to a new report published today by the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA), but a number of issues continue to give rise to concern. The report assesses...

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GRETA holds its 33rd meeting

7/12/2018 Strasbourg

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held its 33rd meeting from 3-7 December 2018 in Strasbourg. GRETA adopted final second round reports on Iceland, Italy and San Marino. These reports will be sent to the national authorities concerned and will subsequently...

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GRETA’s first evaluation visit to Liechtenstein

26/11/2018 Strasbourg

A delegation of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) carried out an evaluation visit to Liechtenstein from 20 to 22 November 2018 to assess the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human...

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