The RACE in EUROPE Project held its 3rd and final training seminar on Trafficking for forced criminal exploitation and begging in London from 28th – 30th May 2014. The Seminar, the 1st of its kind in the UK, brought together practitioners from a variety of professions and countries across Europe to hear presentations from experts, discuss emerging trends and solutions to the obstacles in prevention and justice of this type of trafficking. Below is a summary of the presentations, the key findings and best practice examples which emerged from discussions and workshops.
Trafficking experts came together from across 12 European countries, namely; the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Romania, Lithuania, France, Denmark, Norway, Poland, the Czech Republic and Austria. The experts represented a diverse range of professions; legal practitioners, social workers, law enforcement officers and front-line staff from NGOs.
SPC are a lead partner in the RACE project.