Official title of the project

Local Communities Against Trafficking


Project information

CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2011 Theme 1: Strengthening the Rule of Law
Region / City
Total budget of programme / project

107,240.49 EUR

Implementation period
2012. Nov - 2013. Nov
Expected results
  1. A comprehensive analysis of the social protection system for vulnerable groups and Recommendations for improvement;
  2. Capacities of 14 local CSOs increased for monitoring of local strategic and action plans in the area of social protection;
  3. The vulnerable groups enhanced their capacities through the consultations during the research and obtained relevant information on the available assistance, in accessing their rights within the social protection system and participated in the policy development.

Groups particularly vulnerable to the trafficking phenomenon – children on the move, refugees and internally displaced persons, stranded migrants, citizens living under the poverty line, multiple marginalized groups, ethnic groups, persons living in rural areas and uneducated in the targeted communities are benefiting from better quality of the assistance schemes implemented on the local level by sensitized and adequately networked professionals. More than 130 persons have been contacted, and in addition, 43 victims of trafficking have been assisted through the local networks establis

Summary of the project

The action’s goal is to increase the capacities of CSOs to develop mechanisms for monitoring and evaluation of local strategies and action plans related to protection of victims of trafficking and prevention of human trafficking. This is achieved through establishing regional networks with a view to improving the position of the groups especially vulnerable to trafficking, as well as by improving regional cooperation and civil society dialogue.

Programme/Project objectives

The overall objective of the project was to increase capacities of CSOs and local communities for efficient participation in decision making processes related to social policy improvements.