human trafficking

Association "Atina" received an important license

 

Belgrade - Citizens' Association for combating trafficking in human beings and all forms of violence against women "Atina" received a license to provide the service of assisted housing.

SOURCE: B92 THURSDAY, 8/03/2018 | 13:49

This service, as mentioned in the announcement, is intended for girls and women - victims of human trafficking and various forms of exploitation.

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Response to Human Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence Among the Asylum and Refugee Population in the Republic of Serbia

According to the official statistics in January 2018, there are 4,314 refugees and migrants in Serbia, most of whom are women and children. They are the most vulnerable group of the refugee and migrant population, especially when it comes to their exposure to human trafficking and all forms of gender-based violence.

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Support to the improvement of migration and asylum management in Serbia

Representative of NGO Atina, Jelena Hrnjak, was a panelist at the event organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) titled “Strengthening the capacities of actors to improve the level of protection of migrants in everyday practice”. Other speakers at the panel were representative of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration, Svetlana Velimirovic, representative of UNHCR, John Andrew Young, Vesna Dejanovic from UNICEF, Emilija Joksic from the Asylum Office of the MoI of Serbia, and Miroslava Jelacic, representative of NGO Group 484.

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Atina as a part of the third OSCE simulation-based training on combating human trafficking

The third OSCE simulation-based training on combating human trafficking along migration routes was conducted at the Centre of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) in Italy. Sixty-six anti-trafficking practitioners, from 30 OSCE participating States and three Partners for Co-operation gained better knowledge of indicators for identifying trafficked persons among mixed groups of migrants.  Participants also practiced how to concretely apply a multi-agency and human rights-based approach in investigating trafficking cases and assisting victims.

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Atina's representative gave a speech at the House of the National Assembly

Atina's representative gave a speech at the House of the National Assembly

An international workshop “Cooperation of European parliamentarians in the fight against human trafficking in the Western Balkans” was held on May 18, 2017, at the House of the National Assembly of Serbia in Belgrade. In addition to the members of the parliaments of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Romania, Great Britain, and Serbia, participants were also representatives of international and nongovernmental organizations,  among whom was a representative of NGO Atina.

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Strengthening the fight against human trafficking

Local news - Friday, July 28, 2017 - 11:04

This year, Local network for combating human trafficking in the City of Vranje marks July 30, World Day against Trafficking in Persons, with an action that will include migrants as the most vulnerable category in these transactions.

Local network for combating human trafficking in Vranje will mark the World Day against Trafficking in Persons by distributing leaflets and promotional material on Monday, July 31, 2017, in the period from 11 AM to 1 PM.

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NGO Atina on the Global Compact for Safe Migration in the Western Balkans

Sub-regional consultative event on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Western Balkans was organized during the month of June in Sarajevo, by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The event was an opportunity to strengthen dialogue and consultative process in this sub-region, with the aim of facilitating the identification of messages which countries could present at the Thematic sessions within GCM, prior to the meeting for assessing the achievements ending with December 2016.

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UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad raises her voice to make world listen about human trafficking crimes

23 May 2017 - "I am so happy to hear that some of the girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, were released," UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for Human Trafficking, Nadia Murad, told a packed meeting hall during the Crime Commission on 22 May.

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