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Victims of human trafficking are forced to pass two sets of court proceedings so as to claim their rights. This can take years and causes additional trauma, while the outcome is uncertain, so most victims decide not to claim damages, …

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With the support of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Serbia and in cooperation with the Republican Prosecutor’s Office, ASTRA is implementing the project “Enhancing Capacities of Newly Established Judicial Witness/Victim Support Services”. This project is aimed at training and supporting …

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SERBIA: Tier 2 Watch List The Government of Serbia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated significant efforts during the reporting period by …

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ASTRA organized panel discussion “Surviving Violence-consequences on the psychological and physical health of the victims of domestic violence and human trafficking” on November 15, with the support of the Ministry of Health. Participants at the panel discussion were students, as …

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Centre for Human Trafficking Victims’ Protection and ASTRA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on January 15 and thus formalized future cooperation in dealing with victims of human trafficking. The Memorandum of Cooperation represents the road to a more efficient mechanism …

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Center for Girls Niš organized regional conference entitled “Only together we could stop human trafficking” on February 21. The aim of the conference was to gather experts in the field of combating and supressing human traficking who will present their …

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In December, ASTRA celebrated 16 years of work in the field of combating and preventing human trafficking. Many people joked about “sweet sixteen”, and we can say that there have been both sweet and tough years behind us. Of course, …

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Dec
2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR

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ASTRA participated at annual conference of Global Missing Children’s Network in USA (Virginia), organized by International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, on December 5-6. At the conference were presented new and veteran members of this multilingual database featuring photos …

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On the occasion of December 2 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, ASTRA – Anti Trafficking Action has a great pleasure to present you the “Monitoring and Evaluation of Anti Trafficking Policies: Handbook for Victims’ Advocates”.   Together …

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The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) and the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings are organizing a meeting for lawyers and NGOs about the provision of legal assistance for human trafficking victims on 22 and 23 …

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Civil society organizations demand the passing of the Free Legal Aid Act and the respect for minimum standards found in contemporary legal regulation in this field. The Republic of Serbia is the only country in Europe which has not adopted …

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European Anti-trafficking Day Belgrade, 18 October  2016   Year after year we welcome the European Anti-trafficking Day on 18th of October, with the devastating numbers of victims and potential victims of human trafficking, unfavorable results in the field of combating …

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The General Assembly of the United Nations has adopted resolution which declares 30th of July as a World’s Day Against Trafficking in Persons with the aim to raise the global awareness about this issue. A month ago, the US State …

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Implement the Reforms from Chapters 23 and 24 The Coalition prEUgovor urges Serbian authorities to continue implementing reforms in the field of the rule of law, regardless of whether and when Chapters 23 and 24 of the EU accession negotiations …

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SERBIA: Tier 2 Watch List Serbia is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor, including domestic servitude and forced begging. Serbian women are subjected to sex trafficking by Serbian …

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Coalition prEUgovor was presented at a press conference on May 20, another independent report on Serbia’s progress in the implementation of policies in the areas of judiciary and fundamental rights (Chapter 23) and freedom, security and justice (Chapter 24), and …

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ASTRA’s representative participated at 16th meeting of the OSCE Alliance against Trafficking in Persons addressing the topic “Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Forced Criminality”, held on April 11-12, in Vienna. The aim of the conference was …

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Dear friends, We did it! ASTRA has joined with the GlobalGiving organization to raise funds for victims of human trafficking. In the previous 10 days we had a goal to raise $5000, and as you can see, we accomplished our …

ASTRA- Antitrafficking Action decided to join the contest made by the Global Giving organization with the aim to raise funds in order to help victims of human trafficking. It is necessary to begin to collect $5,000 in donations for the …

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ASTRA’s representative participated at a press conference organized by association ”Equal Rights“ on the occasion of International Sex Worker Rights Day, March 3 2016. The goal of the conference was to raise awareness about bad conditions for sex workers in …

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The National Assembly passed, on January 26, 2016, the Law on Public Peace and Order, in regards to which ASTRA had published a statement a couple of days earlier and expressed concern about the Article 12 sanctioning organized begging and …

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Press Release On the Proposal of the Law on Public Peace and Order   NGO ASTRA – Anti Trafficking Action is concerned regarding the Proposal of the Law on Public Peace and Order which is on the agenda of the …

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On the occasion of marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery ASTRA published a press release in order to emphasize the problems that we are dealing with in the context of the refugee’s crisis. For 30 years from …

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Vacancy ASTRA Financial Officer    Posting date: 15.12.2015. Posting Title: Finance Officer Type of Contract:  Fixed-term contract Start date: 1 March 2016 Duration of the contract: 8 months with possibility of extension Location: Belgrade, Republic of Serbia Application Deadline: 31.01.2016 …

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Coalition prEUgovor presented on November 30 its latest 6-month report on Serbia’s progress in Chapters 23 and 24. The Report is divided into three main parts: Political criteria, Chapter 23 and Chapter 24. The end of each subchapter of this …

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The European Commission published Progress Report for 2015. You can find below the part related to human trafficking. “Labour exploitation of men, mainly Serbian nationals abroad, is increasing. There is a need to better identify victims, particularly asylum seekers and …

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ASTRA took part on the side event “Legal Protection of Trafficked Persons” on the OSCE conference “The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM)”, which was held in Warsaw from 21 September to 2 October. This conference is organized every year as a platform for …

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Dear all, We are inviting you to support the petition requiring amnesty for a woman, victim of human trafficking http://www.petitions24.com/petition_requiring_amnesty_for_a_victim_of_human_trafficking, sentenced to imprisonment of 18 years. Milica is currently serving this severe prison sentence – she has been in prison …

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The US State Department has published on July 27 it regular TIP (Trafficking in Persons) Report for 2015. The TIP Report aims at global awareness raising of human trafficking by drawing attention to different aspects of this phenomenon and pointing to …

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On behalf of coalition “prEUgovor” Group 484 signed a donation contract with Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, under the project “Strengthening Civil Society”, on July 14. Member organizations of “prEUgovor” will continue to implement their activities aimed at monitoring the …

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The coalition of civil society organisations „prEUgovor“ Invites you to the conference: PRESENTING THE INDEPENDENT REPORT ON SERBIA’S PROGRESS IN CHAPTERS 23 AND 24 OF THE ACCESSION NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE EU Time: 4 June 2015, 11h Place: Media Centre, Terazije …

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ASTRA as an organization that has been running the European Missing Children Number in Serbia since 2012, marked the International Missing Children Day with a performance for children at the Kalemegdan Park, Belgrade, on Sunday, May 24. While boys and …

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Report on the work of ASTRA SOS Hotline, received calls, identified victims and provided assistance available here.

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Within the second phase of the regional EU project Balkans ACT (Against Crime of Traffikcing) Now! ASTRA organized, on March 31 and April 1, training for law students for the purpose of monitoring of trials for human trafficking offences. The …

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In this issue: – Combating Trafficking in Human Beings in Serbia in 2014 – Activities carried out in Serbia to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in human beings in Serbia in the period January – December 2014 – Round tables …

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Through an interactive game, choosing to take part in one of six real-life stories, find out more about the process of human trafficking


Together with six partner CSOs and 13 associates ASTRA was granted “Balkans ACT Now!” project focused on capacity building of CSOs in the Region …

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As part of the effort to improve access to compensation for victims of trafficking and other violent crimes, ASTRA organized three round tables – in Novi Sad (December 2014), Niš (December 10, 2014) and Belgrade (December 12, 2014).   For …

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Glavne teme na konferenciji koju organizuje koalicija „prEUgovor“  su analiza toka pregovora o članstvu u Evropskoj Uniji i učešća civilnog društva u tom procesu, kao i analiza propusta u borbi protiv korupcije i zaštiti slobode izražavanja Koalicija „prEUgovor“ će 14. …

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  We are excited to inform you that our mobile application BAN Human Trafficking is available for the Android and iOS platforms. The mobile application BAN Human Trafficking was created with the idea to inform young users about the issue …

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We – nongovernmental organisations with experience in providing support and assistance to victims of violent crimes – signatories of this Initiative, Recognising and supporting the efforts of the Republic of Serbia towards the improvement of legislative and institutional framework aimed …

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2014

2013 TIP Report

The US State Department has released it regular TIP (Trafficking in Persons) Report. The TIP Report aims at global awareness raising of human trafficking by drawing attention to different aspects of this phenomenon and pointing to individual and joint efforts …

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