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Commission Decision of 17 October 2007 Setting up the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings

Document number
1736
Date
2007
Title
Commission Decision of 17 October 2007 Setting up the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings
Author/publisher
European Commission, European Union
Availability
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Document type(s)
EU law,
Keywords
(2007/675/EC), Official Journal of the European Union, Justice and Home Affairs, Human Trafficking,
Summary
(1) With a view to enhancing the fight against trafficking in human beings at European level and in accordance with the Brussels Declaration (1) (2002) that expressed the need for a group of experts on trafficking in human beings to be set up by the Commission, the group was created with the Commission Decision 2003/209/EC of 25 March 2003. The consultative group is to be known as the ‘Experts Group on Trafficking in Human Beings.’ (2). (2) The Experts Group on Trafficking in Human Beings was mandated to contribute to the further development of the prevention of and the fight against trafficking in human beings, to enable the Commission to gather opinions in view of Commission initiatives relating to trafficking in human beings and to prepare a report based on the recommendations set out in the Brussels Declaration. The Experts Group in December 2004 submitted the report together with a set of recommendations with a view to launching further concrete proposals at European level.
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