Technology plays a key role in fighting human trafficking: UNODC and the European Union calls for more use of technology to combat Trafficking in Persons.
As global reports of child abuse rapidly increase, more than 70 child rights organisations have signed an open letter supporting the EU’s proposed law to protect children from sexual abuse. The letter called the law ‘timely and historic, not just for Europe but for the world.’
On 13 July 2022, the European Commission releases two new Eurobarometer surveys showing the public’s opinion on corruption: Special Eurobarometer on Corruption capturing citizens’ perceptions and experiences and a Flash Eurobarometer on businesses’ attitudes towards corruption in the EU.
Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, DG HOME has been at the forefront of helping people fleeing the war.
A webpage presenting key information for people feeling the war in Ukraine about their rights in the EU: crossing the border, eligibility for temporary protection and applying for asylum, as well as the rights of travel inside the EU.
Protecting our societies from organised crime, including tackling trafficking in human beings, is a priority for the EU. Trafficking in human beings is a highly profitable crime that brings enormous profit to criminals while incurring a tremendous cost to society.
The EU can offer temporary protection to displaced persons from non-EU countries who are unable to return to their country of origin. Such protection is given as an exceptional measure to help EU countries alleviate pressure on their asylum systems.
The Task Force Migration Management works with the Greek authorities and EU agencies to improve conditions for migrants arriving to Greece, including the building of new migrant reception centres.
Ylva Johansson, serves as the Commissioner for Home Affairs (2019-2024). Devoted to improving conditions for migrants in Europe, and contributing to a stronger and safer EU, read about her work on her blog.