Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
Skopje 16 April 2019
The final Steering Committee meeting and conference of the Horizontal Facility action “Preventing...
Children from elementary school visited the premises of the Council of Europe Programme Office in SkopjeSkopje 9 APRIL 2019
Council of Europe Programme Office in Skopje welcomed today 9 energetic kids with their teacher...
A pilot training for education professionals on detecting and preliminary identifying child victims of traffickingSkopje 2 April 2019
On 2 April 2019, 25 educational professionals from the municipality of Centre, Skopje attended a...
The Action will assist the Macedonian authorities in implementing the recommendations of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA).
The Action will focus on reducing labour exploitation, fostering access to compensation for victims of human trafficking and enhancing the existing Transnational Referral Mechanism.
This Action is part of the Council of Europe/European Union Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey.
The aim of the action is to contribute to reducing trafficking in human beings in the country, in line with the European standards
Objectives and expected results for each objective
Objective 1: Improve detection and identification of, and assistance to, the victims of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation by enhancing the adoption of a multi-disciplinary approach.
- Increased knowledge about trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation in Serbia among the relevant authorities;
- Enhanced capacity of labour inspectors, law enforcement officials, trade unions and other stakeholders to detect, identify and assist victims of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation.
Objective 2: Strengthen the framework for effective access to compensation for victims of trafficking in human beings.
- Enhanced knowledge of the competent authorities on existing good practices to establish a State compensation fund;
- Improved capacity of law enforcement officials, prosecutors and judges to facilitate access to compensation for victims of trafficking in human beings.
Objective 3: Facilitate safe return and reintegration of victims of trafficking in human beings.
- Strengthened capacity for efficient transnational co-operation and exchange of information between responsible authorities and civil society organisations regarding identification and referral of victims.
This webpage has been produced using funds of a joint project between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.
- Duration: 32 Months (from 1 October 2016 to 23 May 2019)
- Partners/beneficiaries: National Co-ordinator for the Fight against Trafficking in Human Beings and Illegal Migration, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the State Labour Inspectorate, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice as well as civil society organisations.
- Funded: European Union and the Council of Europe
- Budget: 455,000 EUR
in English language
- Trafficking for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation
- Leaflet for victims of human trafficking: right to legal aid and compensation
- Leaflet for victims of human trafficking: understanding your rights and the support you can expect
- Leaflet - Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
in Macedonian language
- Извештај за трговија со луѓе со цел трудова експлоатација
- Џебен водич за трудовите инспектори за откривање и прелиминарна идентификација на жртвите на трговија со луѓе
- Жртви на трговија со луѓе: Право на правна помош и надомест на штета
- Жртви на трговија со луѓе: Заознајте се со своите права и поддршката која може да ја очекувате
- Препораки за Синдикатите, Агенциите за вработување и приватниот сектор
- Брошура - Превенција и борба против трговијата со луѓе