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Four countries - Finland, Bulgaria, Estonia and Latvia join efforts to address labour trafficking

05.10.2018

In Helsinki, Finland on 4 - 5 October 2018 European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI) hosted a kick-off meeting of its new international project FLOW "Flow of illicit funds and victims of labour trafficking; undercovering the complexities" #FLOW_THB

The project will be implemented in Finland, Estonia, Bulgaria and Latvia in close partnership established by  European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI),  University of Tartu (Estonia), Center for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria), and the Ministry of the Interior of Latvia.

The FLOW project promotes a holistic approach to the prevention and investigation of trafficking in human beings in conjunction with economic crimes and engages businesses in the prevention of human trafficking.


Results to achieve:


- improved capacity of law enforcement agencies to investigate trafficking in human beings and to identify victims,
- improved cooperation between police and labour inspectors,
- businesses understand risks of human trafficking in supply chains and include prevention in CSR policies,
- better victim identification and more victims referred to assistance.


Duration: 1 October 2018 - 30 September 2020


The project is co-funded by the EU Internal Security Fund - Police