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Mission in Kosovo co-hosted a regional conference on street children

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime
Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime
Date(s)
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Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
trafficking, women, children

Summary

On 14 October, the Mission in Kosovo in co-operation with the Kosovo Police and "Terres des homes" (TdH) organized a regional conference on street children in Prishtinë/Priština, during which the representatives of government and non-government bodies from Albania and Kosovo addressed the issue of child begging affecting both regions. Participants discussed the intergovernmental co-operation in relation to these issues, as well as the implementation of the protocol provisions to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, with special emphasis on women and children  in Kosovo and Albania.

Additionally, issues of legal gaps, discrepancies in laws and sublegal acts in these areas were discussed. The conference concluded with recommendations and establishment of the working group consisting of the National Coordinator against Trafficking in Human Beings, representatives of the government, police and Prosecutors Office to ensure better co-operation between parties in implementing the Protocol.

Information

Added on
29 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Mission to Serbia
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
trafficking, women, children
Rights
OSCE