GRETA visits Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of the third evaluation round

6-10 September 2021 Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 Bosnia and Herzegovina from 6-10 September 2021 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings....

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GRETA visits Armenia as part of the third evaluation round

6-10 September 2021 Armenia

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 Armenia from 6 to 10 September 2021 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The focus of...

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GRETA calls on states to include victims and survivors of human trafficking in the design and implementation of prevention, protection and social inclusion policies and measures

30 July 2021 Global

On the occasion of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) joins the Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons (ICAT) in calling on stakeholders to include victims’ and...

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GRETA holds its 41st plenary meeting

5-8 July 2021 Strasbourg

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) held its 41st meeting from 5 to 8 July 2021 (a combination of physical and online meeting). During the meeting, GRETA adopted final reports on Malta and the United Kingdom as part of the third round of evaluation of the...

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Regional conference “Acting together in the face of crisis: Protecting children from trafficking and exploitation in the Western Balkans”

22-23 June 2021 Online

Organised in the framework of the joint European Union - Council of Europe programme Horizontal Facility II for the Western Balkans and Turkey (2019-2022), the regional conference took stock of trends and new challenges in child trafficking, identified positive initiatives, and discussed areas...

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GRETA visits Portugal as part of the third evaluation round

14-18 June 2021 Portugal

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 Portugal from 14 to 18 June 2021 as part of the third evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The focus of...

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28th meeting of the Committee of the Parties

4 June 2021 Strasbourg

The 28th meeting of the Committee of the Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings was held in Strasbourg on 4 June 2021 (a combination of physical and online meeting). During the meeting, the Committee adopted recommendations concerning Bulgaria,...

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GRETA publishes its third report on Romania

3 June 2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has urged Romania to ensure that human trafficking offences lead to effective and dissuasive sanctions and that victims of trafficking have access to compensation. In a report published today evaluating...

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GRETA publishes its third report on Montenegro

2 June 2021 Strasbourg

In a new report on Montenegro published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-trafficking group GRETA calls on the authorities to improve trafficking victims’ access to justice and compensation, and to ensure that perpetrators are punished. GRETA acknowledges that progress has been made in some...

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Israel accedes to the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

28 May 2021 Strasbourg

Israel is the 48th country to become a Party to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS No. 197). The Convention will enter into force as regards Israel on 1 September 2021. Israel (observer state to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe)...

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