Trafficking in Human Beings and Victims’ Protection in the Council of Europe Legal Framework

The seminar will focus on the Warsaw Convention and on legal system for the protection of victims of trafficking in human beings. Business and THB, the Relations with the Palermo Protocol, the European system for victims’ protection, Warsaw Convention and its influence on the EU legal framework

Introduced by: Professor Marco Borraccetti
Tutor: Dr Elena Giacomelli
Language: English


Dr Julia Planitzer, Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights, Vienna. Julia Planitzer studied law at the University of Vienna (2000-2005) and the Radboud University Nijmegen (NL, 2003-2004). She started her professional career in the Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs and works since 2008 as a legal researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights focusing on the fields of trafficking in human beings and women’s rights. Julia is a research fellow at the Initiative College “Empowerment through Human Rights” at the University of Vienna since January 2010

Event details

Date: 25 November 2020
Time: 9am - 11am (CET)
Enquiries: Dr Elena Giacomelli (

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