Nordic-Baltic conference on human trafficking 2016: programme

Nordic-Baltic conference on human trafficking 2016

 

Venue: Estonian Parliament, Conference Centre
Address: Lossi plats 1a, Tallinn
Time: 10 & 11 November 2016
Working language: English-Russian

  • Thursday, 10 November 2016

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    Registration and coffee

    13.00 - 14.00

  • National mechanisms combating human trafficking

    Moderator: Thomas Stritzl, BSPC Rapporteur on Human Trafficking, Member of the Bundestag, Deputy Chairman of the BSPC-delegation of the German Bundestag

    The seminar starts with short introductions of the mandates, the roles and the tasks of the national mechanisms combating human trafficking in the Nordic and the Baltic countries and the presentations will be followed by a discussion on different aspects of these mechanisms.

    After the presentations a discussion follows with questions and answers, involving both representatives of the national mechanisms and the participants.

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    National rapporteurs

    14.00

    • Sonata Mickute, Chief Officer, Public Security and Public Order Division, Public Security Policy Department, Lithuania
    • Kajsa Wahlberg, National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking in Sweden, The Swedish Police, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Kirsi Pimiä, National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking, the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman, Finland

    Q&A

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    National coordinators of the police

    14.30

    • Knut Bråttvik, Police Superintendent, National contact point THB, Intelligence and Analysis Section, Criminal Investigation Department, Kripos – NCIS Norway 
    • Kit Andersen, Detective Inspector, National coordinator of the National Centre of Investigation (NCI), Danish National Police, Denmark

    Q&A

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    National coordinators

    14.50

    • Anu Leps, National Coordinator of THB, Ministry of Justice, Estonia
    • Lāsma Stabiņa, National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Ministry of the Interior, Latvia
    • Veli-Pekka Rautava, Chief Senior Specialist, Police Department, Ministry of Interior, Finland
    • Jan Austad, National coordinator, Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Norway
    • Anna Ekstedt, National Coordinator of Prostitution and Human Trafficking, Stockholm County Council, Sweden
    • Hildur Dungal, National coordinator, Ministry of Interior, Iceland
    • Camilla Bugge, Assistant Manager, Danish Centre against Human Trafficking, Denmark

    Q&A

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    Break

    15.45 - 16.15

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    Discussion: Can the national mechanisms on combating human trafficking have more impact?
    Moderator: Dr Giedrė Purvaneckienė, Vice President of the Baltic Assembly

    16.15 - 17.30

    Moderator: Eva Biaudet, MP, Parliament of Finland

    The aim of the discussion is to exchange information and knowledge about the different national mechanisms the countries has developed and to discuss whether the national mechanisms could have more impact.

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    Closing of the seminar

    17.30

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    Reception in Tallinn Teachers’ House (Raekoja plats 14)
    Hosted by the Nordic Council of Ministers´ office in Estonia 

    18.30 - 20.30

  • Friday, 11 November 2016

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    Registration and coffee

    08.30 - 09.00

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    Opening session

    09.00

    • Giedrė Purvaneckienė, Vice President of the Baltic Assembly
    • Christer Haglund, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia
  • Session I

    Challenges of investigations and legal proceedings

    Moderator: MP Bengt Morten Wenstøb, Parliament of Norway and Nordic Council, Committee for Welfare in the Nordic Region

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    Identification of Human Trafficking Victims - Operation Hvepsebo 

    09.15

    • Anders Morville, Police Inspector, Task Force Burglary (TFI), Danish Police, Denmark
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    Challenges of the Courts - When is the Criminal a Victim of Human Trafficking?

    09.45

    • Laima Garneliene, Judge, Court of Appeal, Lithuania
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    Beggars as Victims of Human Trafficking

    10.15

    • Thomas Ahlstrand, Vice Chief Prosecutor, International Public Prosecution Office, Gothenburg, Sweden
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    Break

    10.45 - 11.15

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    Sham Marriages – A Good Offer Ending with Human Trafficking

    11.15

    • Lāsma Stabiņa, National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Ministry of the Interior, Latvia
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    Human Trafficking and Forced Marriages in Prosecution - Lithuanian Practice

    11.45

    • Ruslanas Ušinskas, Prosecutor of Klaipeda Region Prosecutor‘s Office, Lithuania
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    Q&A

    12.15

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    Lunch

    12.30 - 13.30

  • Session II

    Legislation and human trafficking

    Moderator: Dr Giedrė Purvaneckienė, Vice President of the Baltic Assembly

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    Human Trafficking and Enforcement of Legislation

    13.30

    • Märta Johansson, Associate Professor, Örebro University, Sweden
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    Does the Legislation meet the Needs of Human Trafficking Today?

    14.00

    • Andres Anvelt, former Estonian Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Social Democratic Party Fraction, Estonia
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    Challenges today – the Parliaments and their Responsibilities

    14.15

    • Bengt Morten Wenstøb, Parliament of Norway and Nordic Council, Committee for Welfare in the Nordic Region
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    Q&A

    14.30

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    Break

    14.45

  • Session III

    Our joint challenges in Northern Europe

    Moderator: Christer Haglund, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers´office in Estonia 

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    The Future Anti-Trafficking Actions and Coordination around the Baltic Sea

    15.10

    Summary of the discussion of the seminar on National mechanisms combating human trafficking and BSPC future actions against Human Trafficking.

    • Moderator: Thomas Stritzl, BSPC Rapporteur on Human Trafficking, Member of the Bundestag, Deputy Chairman of the BSPC-delegation of the German Bundestag
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    Discussion

    15.40

    Discussion on the joint challenges to combat human trafficking and how to make the operational and practical work more effective.

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    Closing of the conference

    15.45