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The EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator is responsible for improving coordination and coherence among EU institutions, EU agencies, Member States and international actors, and for developing existing, and new EU policies to address Trafficking in Human Beings. This includes monitoring the implementation of the EU Strategy on Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings (2021-2025).

The EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator is based in the European Commission.

The tasks of the EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator are laid down in the Directive on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protection of its victims. The EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator also contributes to the reporting carried out by the European Commission every two years on the progress made in the fight against trafficking in human beings.

The current EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator is Diane Schmitt.

Diane Schmitt

Diane Schmitt took up the position as EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator on 1 July 2021. She joined the European Commission in 1992 and has held different positions, mainly in the area of migration, security and justice. She is from Luxembourg and studied law in France.