03/2015 Trafficking in Human Beings - labour exploitation

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02 June 2015 to 04 June 2015

This activity aims to improve the multi-agency approach to THB, and specifically labour exploitation tackled via labour inspectors.

Participants will be able to:

  • distinguish labour exploitation from other types of exploitation and outline its contemporary modus operandi
  • provide an overview of national legislation and relevant European and International legislation on labour exploitation
  • explain the opportunities for close cooperation with EU agencies
  • identify and build profiles of both victims and traffickers
  • show potential routes and destinations used by traffickers
  • identify relevant means and actors for cooperation
Target Audience: 
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Labour inspectors
  • Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (THB)
  • Policy developers within home affairs in the area of THB - in particular in labour exploitation
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CEPOL course on THB – labour exploitation in the spotlight

30 June 2015

The Swedish National Police Academy (Stockholm, Sweden) organised from 2 to 4 June 2015 the CEPOL course 3/2015 on Trafficking in Human Beings and Labour Exploitation. The overall aim of the course was to improve the way law enforcement agencies address this issue.

Participants from 19 EU Member States and Norway attended this course, including labour inspectors and police officers. Lectures were delivered by experts from the United Kingdom, Belgium, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the EU agencies FRA and EUROPOL.


Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032