In 2020-2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Slovakia in cooperation with partner organizations La Strada in the Czech Republic and La Strada in Poland implemented a project focused on capacity-building of professionals and raising public awareness about the risks of human trafficking.
Expert round table
Experts from Slovakia, Belgium and the United Kingdom were invited to an expert round table organized in January 2021. More than 30 participants from Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland working in the field of prevention of human trafficking and in counter-trafficking initiatives attended the event. Invited speakers introduced current trends, statistics and legislation in the field of human trafficking, as well as the concept of responsible shopping.
More information about the round table.
Update of the mobile application SAFE Travel & Work Abroad
We updated the mobile application and added four new language versions – Russian, Ukrainian, Serbian and Roma language. The application is available for free in the Google Play, App Store and on IOM website www.safe.iom.sk.
Training of trainers in the field of prevention of human trafficking
In September 2021 we organized three trainings for professionals working in the field of prevention of human trafficking in Bratislava and Piešťany. The trainings were attended by 56 participants from all over the Slovakia.
More information on the trainings.
Update of the training manual Prevention of Human Trafficking
The manual serves as a useful tool for professionals working with young people who would like to inform or educate them about how not to become a victim of human trafficking. The training manual is used by IOM in its trainings and is also available for the wider public.
More information on IOM educational materials.
Support of the project SAFE Work and Travel – Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings in SK, CZ and PL:
The project is funded by the International Visegrad Fund.
International Organization for Migration (IOM) – implementation of the project and campaign
La Strada Czech Republic – implementing partner
La Strada – Foundation against Trafficking and Slavery – implementing partner