Working Meeting of Prosecutors specialized for the fight against Human Trafficking held

The Chief Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gordana Tadić, participated in a working meeting of Prosecutors and investigators specialized for the fight against human trafficking, which brought together prosecutors and police operatives from all levels the state, entity and Brčko District of BiH.

The activities were undertaken within the Task Force for Combating Trafficking in Persons and Illegal Migration.

At the meeting, the Chief Prosecutor presented the model of work for specialized prosecutors and investigators, as well as the activities undertaken by the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH in the prosecution of trafficking in persons and illegal migration, and emphasized activities undertaken during the COVID 19 pandemic.

The meeting participants discussed the activities of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in connection with strengthening the ability to combat trafficking in persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, combating smuggling of migrants along Western Balkan coastal routes and other related topics.

The work of specialized prosecutors and investigators is actively supported by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of the US Department of Justice and the US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through activities aimed at strengthening the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The initial meeting of specialized prosecutors and investigators was in Sarajevo end of December 2019.

Numerous representatives of the prosecutor’s offices and the police from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in the virtual meeting.

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