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Astra and Atina in a team for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Anti-Trafficking Strategy
Based on the public call and Working procedures, a committee made up of representatives of the Office for Cooperation with Civil Society and the Office for the Coordination of Activities in Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, within the Police Directorate of Ministry of the Interior, reached a final decision on the selection of civil society organizations to take part in the process of monitoring, reporting, and evaluating the implementation of the Strategy for Prevention and Suppression of Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children, and Protection of Victims 2017-2022. Two civil society organizations have been selected - Citizens’ Association for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and All Forms of Violence against Women “ATINA” and “ASTRA - Anti-Trafficking Action”.
The Government of Serbia adopted the Strategy for Prevention and Suppression of Trafficking in Human Beings, as well as the accompanying Action Plan for 2017 and 2018 in August 2017, with the aim to provide a more adequate and efficient response of the state and society to the issue of human trafficking. The Strategy itself will serve to improve the system of prevention, assistance and protection of victims and suppression of trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, which is to be achieved through functional networking and institutional capacity building of all the actors involved. Also, the Strategy establishes partnership of state organs and civil society both at strategic and operational level.
Ranking list of organizations, as well as the final decision on the selection of organizations, can be found here: https://goo.gl/xPf8Wx