06 May 2014

Academy of European Law (ERA)
Countering Trafficking in Human Beings in the Private Sector
12 - 13 June 2014, Trier

The Academy of European Law is a non-profit public foundation that provides training in European law to legal practitioners. Its patrons include most EU member states and it is supported by the EU. ERA organises conferences and seminars around Europe, has an e-learning platform and publishes a legal journal ERA Forum.

This seminar intended primarily for the private sector from destination and transit countries for trafficking in human beings (THB), will focus on the roles and responsibilities of the private sector in identifying trafficked victims and protecting them from further harm.

Key topics
• Latest developments in criminal liability of companies in relation to THB
• Sanctions and ways of recognising potential victims
• Trafficking for labour exploitation
• Inspections of work places

Who should attend?
Private sector representatives from employment agencies, the agricultural and textile sectors and tourist industry, academics and NGOs active in the field from destination and transit THB countries.

The registration fee is €110. Travel costs up to €400 (including taxi costs) and accommodation for two nights (11 - 13 June) up to €90 per night will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes, invoices after the seminar. Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation.

How to register
Registration is online.

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