MEPs demand the EU boosts clean tech industry and fights human trafficking

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a debate with Presidents Michel and von der Leyen, MEPs reviewed the outcomes of the 9 February EU summit and outlined their expectations for the 23-24 March European Council. President of the European Council Charles Michel acknowledged Ukraine’s urgent need for more weapons […]

Human trafficking: stronger measures to protect women, children and migrants

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The use of sexual services provided by trafficking victims must be criminalised and harder measures to tackle its proliferation are needed, Parliament says. In a report adopted with 571 votes in favour, 61 against and 59 abstentions, Parliament assesses the 2011 EU Anti-trafficking Directive […]

A Europe that Protects: Commission calls for continued action to eradicate trafficking in human beings

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission is presenting its Second Report on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings. Taking stock of measures taken since 2015, the report highlights the main trends in trafficking in human beings and outlines remaining challenges that […]

4 ways the US can take the lead in the fight against human trafficking

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum.  Author: Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister for Employment, Denmark The US Senate recently endorsed the nomination of long-standing civil rights prosecutor, John Cotton Richmond, as new Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. This statutory post, created under the […]

Human trafficking, slavery reports and health of migrants in Libya

Endorsed content of the International Federation of Medical Students Associations Grave violations of the human rights of migrants along migration pathways, including abuse, extortion, rape and even murders, were for years at the spotlight of the international and national actors, such as the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), The International Organization for Migration (IOM), UN High […]