The Interface of Migration, Human Trafficking and Slavery ; Round Table Vienna Sept 29, 2017

International (Expert) Round Table:

Re-branding Human Trafficking.


The Interface of Migration,

Human Trafficking and Slavery

in cooperation with the Center for European and International Policy Action CEIPA, the EU Strategy for the Danube Region EUSDR, the Vienna Office for Human Rights and ACT.NOW


Vienna (Haus der Europäischen Union)

on 29 September 2017 (9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.)


where renowned experts, practitioners, researchers and stakeholders will analyze and discuss issues such as:

  • Is the worldwide fight against human trafficking in danger of turning into inefficient pottering due to tight migration policies? Do we have to accept Human Trafficking and Restrictions of Human Rights as Collateral Damage of the Refugee/Migration Crisis?

  • Reconsider Human Trafficking and Slavery. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law 

  • Understanding the Effects and Consequences of Policies, Interests, Agendas behind the different Concepts – including Moneypulation

  • Human Trafficking for Labour exploitation, Slavery, Servitude, Forced labour – What has Pet-food in Switzerland to do with Human Trafficking, and Shrimp Consumed in Europe with Slavery in Thailand?  

  • The ‘Feminization of Migration‘ and its Impact on Human Trafficking

  • Where have all the Children gone?…and when will we ever learn?

  • Lessons learnt from Health Screening of Migrants for Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking

and provide in depth information and insight into the complex crime of human trafficking as well as develop (more) innovative and (more) effective responses to the problem at large.

The Round Table will be held in English – No interpretation – No Registration Fee 

Please find the Agenda attached (see below). The list of Experts/Panelists/Speakers with their short Biographies as well as a Background/Food for Thought and Discussion Paper is available at our website under: click here

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Registration is obligatory and open until 23 September 2017.

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Looking forward to your highly appreciated participation

With best regards


Helga Konrad & Team

Regional Implementation Initiative

on Preventing & Combating Human Trafficking

Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe IDM