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Commission Decision of of 22 July 2008 on the Appointment of Members of the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings

Document number
1735
Date
2008
Title
Commission Decision of of 22 July 2008 on the Appointment of Members of the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings
Author/publisher
European Commission, European Union
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Document type(s)
EU law,
Keywords
(2008/604/EC), Official Journal of the European Union, Justice and Home Affairs, Human Trafficking
Summary
Having regard to Commission Decision 2007/675/EC of 17 October 2007 setting up the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (1), and in particular Article 3 thereof, Whereas: (1) The group of experts should be composed of 21 members. (2) The members of the group of experts should be appointed from specialists with expertise and experience in the fight against trafficking in human beings, including its labour dimension. (3) Up to 11 members taken from administrations of the Member States should be appointed by the Commission on the proposal of Member States. (4) Up to 5 members taken from inter-governmental, international and non-governmental organisations active at European level, up to 4 members taken from social partners and employers' associations operating at European level, and up to 2 members taken from individuals with experience deriving from academic research should be appointed by the Commission from among those who have responded to the call for applications. (5) The Commission published a call for applications with a view to listing candidates to make up the group of experts on 19 January 2008 (2). (6) The Commission has conducted a selection procedure on the applications received. When assessing applications, the Commission has taken into account the criteria listed in the call for applications, and in particular under point 2 thereof.
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