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Jan 2018 - Press release for the 2016 report on 'Trafficking in Human Beings in Ireland'  - (PDF 144KB)

Attached is the press release that accompanied the 2016 report on "Trafficking in Human Beings in Ireland". The report is available under Media>Publications, and under Key Statistics on the right hand menu.

Aug 2017 - Dormant Accounts Funding Scheme - Call for Proposals  - (PDF 158KB)
,Dormant Accounts Funding Scheme - Call for Proposals  - (PDF 360KB)

Deadline for applications is 6pm Friday 08 September 2017

Feb 2015 - REACH Project  - (PDF 12KB)

Launch of REACH Project Women & Girls Campaign

Sep 2014 - Information on the ISPCC missing children hotline  - (PDF 32KB)

The ISPCC missing children hotline

Apr 2013 - Dr Myria Vassiliadou and the Minister for Justice and Equality Mr Alan Shatter TD during her visit to Ireland.  - (PDF 5,152KB)

The EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator met with the Minister for Justice and Equality - April 2013

Apr 2013 - Dr Myria Vassiliadou EU Anti Trafficking Coordinator visit to Ireland Friday 12 April 2013  - (PDF 6,816KB)

A roundtable with NGOs held during a recent visit by the EU Anti- Trafficking Coordinator.

Apr 2013 - Minister Shatter announces publication of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Bill 2013  - (PDF 74KB)

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today announced the publication of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Bill 2013. This short Bill is necessary to transpose in full the criminal law provisions of an EU directive.

Jun 2011 - Airlines International  - (PDF 618KB)

An article was placed in the International Air Transport Association (IATA) magazine Airlines International . The IATA has 230 member airlines. The article was in their June AGM publication.

Apr 2011 - Metro Éireann  - (PDF 520KB)

An article and image were published in Metro Éireann newspaper in April, 2011 and a separate image in the newspaper in May, 2011. The newspaper describes itself as “Ireland's only multicultural newspaper” with a circulation of 10,000 copies every fortnight and 400,000 online readers.

Mar 2011 - The Researcher  - (PDF 11,508KB)

An article was published in The Researcher in March 2011. The Researcher is published three times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (Ireland).

Dec 2010 - The Phoenix Annual 2010  - (PDF 372KB)

An article was placed int he Phoenix Annual 2010.

Sep 2010 - FORUM  - (PDF 40KB)

An article was placed in the September 2010 edition of FORUM magazine, a healthcare publication for G.P.s.

Jul 2010 - VOX  - (PDF 342KB)

An article was published in VOX (a religious magazine) - a bookmark with information on human trafficking was distributed with each magazine also.

Jun 2010 - Public Sector News  - (PDF 628KB)

An article was place in The Public Sector Journal in June 2010. The Public Sector Journal is Ireland's dedicated Journal for the Public Sector, Semi-State Bodies and Civil Service.

Jan 2010 - TaxiNews  - (PDF 292KB)

A full page advertisement was placed in the Irish Taxi Drivers Federation Yearbook 2010. This will ensure Taxi Drivers nationwide are aware of the Human Trafficking problem and can immediately contact the appropriate authorities should they become suspicious of any activity they witness. Taxi News Yearbook is distributed to all 22,000 taxi drivers throughout Ireland and to 12,500 in the greater Dublin area.

Jan 2010 - Irish Haulier  - (PDF 576KB)

A full page advertisement was placed in the Official Yearbook of the Irish Road Haulage Association. The yearbook is sent to all members of the association, to key management persons in the top 1,000 transport companies in Ireland and the UK, to the management of the Road haulage Associations across Europe, to the top 2,000 European Transport Companies Source (Kompass), to truck distributors and manufacturers in Europe, to freight forwarders and fleet managers and to Insurance and Legal consultants associated with the Transport Industry.

Oct 2009 - Judicial Studies Institute  - (PDF 358KB)

An article was published in the October 2009 edition of the Irish Judicial Studies Journal which has members of the judiciary as its target audience.




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