Links and resources in the Baltic Sea states

DENMARK

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

National Agencies and Organisations

Danish Refugee Council http://www.flygtning.dk

  • DRC center – Dokumentations- og rådgivningscentret om racediskrimination www.drcenter.dk/  

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

ESTONIA

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • Ombudsman for Children http://lasteombudsman.ee/
  • The National Coordinator (NC) is the equivalent mechanism to the National Rapporteur in Estonia.
  • The National Coordinator was appointed in Estonia in 2006 and the post is held by a senior adviser at the Ministry of Justice. http://www.just.ee/

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

FINLAND

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National rapporteur

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

GERMANY

Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • Germany has not established a National Rapporteur or equivalent mechanism.
  • However, the federal Criminal Police (BKA) publishes an annual Situation Report Trafficking in Human Beings since 1994. 

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

ICELAND

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

LATVIA

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • Ombudsman of Latvia http://www.tiesibsargs.lv
  • The Latvian National Coordinator (NC) in Latvia exercises the role of National Rapporteur.
  • The NC is based at the Ministry of the Interior and reports annually to the Cabinet of Ministers on the implementation of the National Action Plan. http://www.iem.gov.lv

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

LITHUANIA

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • Ombusperson for children http://www3.lrs.lt/pls/inter/vaikai
  • National Rapporteur: The Lithuanian National Coordinator (NC), appointed in 2007, exercises the role of National Rapporteur. This function is held by the Vice Minister of the Interior under the Ministry of the Interior.  http://www.vrm.lt

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

NORWAY

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

POLAND

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • National Rapporteur:  A National Rapporteur has not been established in Poland. However, the inter-ministerial Committee for Combating and Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings acts as an equivalent mechanism. 

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

RUSSIA

Relevant Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies

SWEDEN

Ministries

Ombudsmen & National Rapporteur

  • Chidren’s ombudsman http://www.barnombudsmannen.se/
  • Equality ombudsman http://www.do.se/
  • The National Police Board was assigned the role of a National Rapporteur (NR) on trafficking in human beings in December 1997. The Swedish NR has a similar mandate to equivalent mechanisms in other Member States, but is not an independent institution. http://polisen.se/ 

National Agencies and Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

UN Agencies