NATIONAL PROGRAM 2008

The National Commission for Combating Traffic in Human Beings (NCCTHB) annually develops a National Programme for Prevention and Counteraction of Trafficking in Human Beings and Protection of Victims. The 2008 National Program contains six strategic objectives under the six sections of the Program, where each objective to be achieved is supplemented by several activities which will facilitate this.

An outline of the sections and main goals to be achieved can be seen below:

SECTION 1: INSTITUTIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEASURES
Strategic Objective:
– Build the administrative structures provided for in the Combating Trafficking in Human Beings Act on national and local levels and ensures their effective functioning.

SECTION 2: PREVENTION
Strategic Objective:
– Raise public awareness of the problem of trafficking in human beings and develop mechanisms for its limitation. Create public intolerance to this phenomenon.

SECTION 3: TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION OF STAFF
Strategic Objective:
– Initial training in the newly-created structures under the Combating Trafficking in Human Beings Act and improving the qualification of the staff within the institutions working on the problems of trafficking. Building the capacity of the NCCTHB for application and participation in European projects.

SECTION 4: PROTECTION, REHABILITATION AND REINTEGRATION OF VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS
Strategic Objective:
– Assistance and support to the victims of human trafficking and protection of their rights. Overcoming the consequences of trafficking and reintegration of the victims in the society.

SECTION 5: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Strategic Objective:
– Broaden the international activities of the NCCTHB; develop international cooperation and exchange of best practices in the fields of prevention and counteraction of trafficking in human beings.

SECTION 6: LEGISLATIVE MEASURES
Strategic Objective:
* See National Programme for details.

The full 2008 National Program can be downloaded here: download (extension .pdf)