The main objective is to enhance protection of human rights in the context of migration and to strengthen the application of European standards in this field.

The main partners of the project are:

  • 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.

The following results are expected:

  • 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

The Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey” held its Fourth Steering Committee Meeting Online

10 FEBRUARY 2022 ANKARA-ONLINE

The fourth Steering Committee Meeting of the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey” took place on 10/02/2022 on an online platform. The representatives of the Council of Europe, the...

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The Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey” held HELP Certificate Ceremony and the Launch of 3 HELP Courses with Ministry of Justice

08 NOVEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The Certificate Ceremony for judges and prosecutors who had completed the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) courses on “Asylum and ECHR” and “Combatting Human Trafficking” was held on 8 November at the Ankara Hilton SA Hotel, in cooperation with the Human Rights Department of...

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The Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey” held HELP Panel with Ministry of Justice

08 NOVEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Panel, consisting of judges and prosecutors who had completed the courses on “Asylum and ECHR” and ‘’Combatting Human Trafficking’’, was held on 8 November at the Ankara Hilton SA Hotel, in cooperation with the Human Rights Department of...

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