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29 Sep 2019
This month, with the help of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), the Spanish and French national police dismantled a large poly-criminal network involved in migrant smuggling, and human and drug trafficking. The...
21 Apr 2017
Terre des Hommes’ Pierre Cazenave meets HRH the Prince of Wales. The Destination Unknown campaign took the fight against child trafficking to the highest levels of the British royal family last week, as we met to discuss the issue with HRH the...
12 Oct 2016
"BBC News" presents a in-depth look missing migrant children in Europe. They build on Europol statistics that estimate that around 10,000 children have gone missing in Europe over the past two years. 
05 Aug 2016
UN human rights expert Maria Grazia Giammarinaro urged states to take graeater efforts in protecting people from trafficking, with a focus on the protection of women and children. In a statement to mark the world day against trafficking in persons,...
03 Aug 2016
'The Parliament Magazin' reports that the President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) workers' group, Gabriele Bischoff, released a statement to EU institutions arguing that they must do more against human trafficking. Coinciding...
12 Apr 2016
Reuters reports on how Unicef is calling on European countries to expand the possibilities for children to receive asylum because the refugee crises has resulted in an increase of trafficking of children. The number of child refugees in Europe has...
15 Feb 2016
New Europe reports that the refugee and migration crisis is without a doubt the biggest issue facing European governments and institutions today. Politicians and media have spent countless hours analysing the situation, proposing actions, pointing...
02 Nov 2015
Newsweek reports that organized criminal gangs are targeting young asylum seekers making their way across Europe and forcing them into prostitution and slave labor, according to the chief of staff for Europol, the EU's law enforcement agency.  Brian...

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