Tue. Nov 30th, 2021

Yesterday evening, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, spoke on behalf of the EU and Member States at the plenary of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons.

The two-day meeting is an opportunity to assess achievements, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The EU Anti-Trafficking coordinator, Diane Schmidt, is also participating on behalf of the EU to discuss the Global Plan of Action and enduring trafficking issues and gaps including the trafficking of women and children, particularly the trafficking of girls for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

More information on the side events of the General Assembly can be found here. Commissioner Johansson‘s intervention is available here.