Interior Ministry presents plan to fight human trafficking

THE IMPROVEMENT in the ability of state as well as non-state experts to reveal the cases of human trafficking is one of the priorities of the new National Programme to Fight Human Trafficking for 2015-2018. The document is authored by the Interior Ministry which already submitted it to the legislative process.

THE IMPROVEMENT in the ability of state as well as non-state experts to reveal the cases of human trafficking is one of the priorities of the new National Programme to Fight Human Trafficking for 2015-2018. The document is authored by the Interior Ministry which already submitted it to the legislative process.

The first document that dealt with fight against the human trafficking on a national level was adopted in 2006, the SITA newswire reported on December 31.

The new strategy contains the action plan for following years, as well as the summary of activities that should help tackle the human trafficking.

According to the draft, there should be close cooperation with the civil society as well as the cooperation between the ministries. The national strategy also proposes dozens of tasks that should be fulfilled, including arranging various trainings and education activities. It also proposes to create an educational programme for judges, prosecutors and investigators who focus on human trafficking, SITA wrote.

The draft strategy also suggests prevention measures and various enlightenment activities. It plans to launch the promotion campaign in all kinds of mass media. Moreover, there should be the events focusing on human trafficking that should take place once a year.

The draft document also plans to continue the operation of the national phone like that helps the victims of human trafficking. In 2013 there were together 2,305 calls. The line helped to reveal five cases of human trafficking, SITA reported.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Opposition fails to recall Education Minister Lubyová

The reason was the dubious distribution of the state's stimuli for science and research.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová (SNS nominee)

Foreigners in Slovakia promote the ice hockey world championship

In videos, they tell fans from abroad that Slovakia has much to offer.

Mascot of 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Slovakia, bear Macejko.

Caregiver Dušan, a breadwinning father working in Austria, will earn €6,000 less this year

The Austrian government has cut down child benefits for Slovak parents working in Austria if their children live in Slovakia. The European Commission regards the measure to be discriminatory.

The Valach family

Nine judges left the Constitutional Court. How will it work?

The court now has only four active judges and has published new work schedule.

Constitutional Court in Košice