Working Group on Trafficking in Persons

Vienna, Austria, 16 to 18 November 2015

In its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime decided that the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons will be a constant element of the Conference.

The sixth session of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons took place from 16 to 18 November 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

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Information Note for Participants

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CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/1

Provisional agenda and annotations

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 CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/2 Role of recruitment agencies and recruitment fees in
trafficking in persons
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CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/3

National coordination mechanisms against trafficking in persons

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CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/4

Key concepts of the Trafficking in Persons Protocol, with a focus on the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime issue papers on abuse of a position of vulnerability, consent and exploitation

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CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/5 Consolidated Recommendations of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/5/Add.1 Consolidated recommendations of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/CRP.1 Political Declaration. Valletta Summit, 11-12 November 2015 English only
CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/CRP.2 Action Plan Valletta Summit, 11-12 November 2015 English only 
CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/6 Report on the meeting of the Working Group on Trafficking  in Persons held in Vienna from 16 to 18 November 2015 Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.4/2015/INF/1/Rev.1 List of Participants

 

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Presentations

Presentation on agenda item 2 "Role of recruitment agencies and recruitment fees in trafficking in persons":

-Dr. Muhammad Lalu Iqbal, Director of the Protection of Indonesian Citizen and Legal Entities Abroad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

Presentations on agenda item 3 "National coordination mechanisms against trafficking in persons":

-Dr. Mercedes Peláez Ferrusca, Director General of Strategies for Human Rights and Technical Secretary for the Intersecretarial Commission to Prevent, Punishand Eradicate Trafficking in Persons Crimes and for the Protection and Assistance to the Victims of those Crimes, Mexico

-Ms. Rita Penedo, Director of the National Observatory on Trafficking in Human Beings, Portugal

Presentation on agenda item 4 - "Key concepts of the Trafficking in Persons Protocol, with a focus on the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime issue papers on abuse of a position of vulnerability, consent and exploitation":

-Dr. Anne Gallagher, Technical Director and Team leader for the Australian Aid Agency, Australia