How the OSCE can enhance cooperation amongst its member States in the fight against human trafficking, strengthen national capacities to successfully prosecute human traffickers, and provide adequate protection and assistance to trafficked persons are are some of the questions that was discussed at this high-level conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 10 and 11.
Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, who coordinates the U.S. government activities in the global fight against modern slavery, led the United States delegation to the conference.
- Opening Statement (PDF 255 KB) by US Rep. Chris Smith, Special Representative of the OSCE PA on Human Trafficking Issues, Co-Chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission
- Session 1: Assessment of the Current Trends of Trafficking in Human Beings for All Forms of Exploitation
- Session 3: Prevention: A Broad Concept and Targeted Measures to Decrease the Risks of Trafficking in Human Beings
- Session 4: Protection: Immediate, Tailored to Individual Needs and Unconditional Assistance, and Long Term Social Inclusion
- Session 5: International Cooperation: A Precondition for a Coordinated Response from Government Agencies and Civil Society
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