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Shrinking space and role of civil society in addressing human trafficking

FRA spoke at an anniversary event of La Strada International about civic space challenges in the EU for human rights civil society organisations.

Other speakers were MEP Evelyn Regner, EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator Diane Schmitt, UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons Siobhan Mullally, and Executive Secretary of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings Petya Nesterova. The speakers highlighted the key role of civil society plays in addressing the issue.

FRA gave an overview of civic space challenges and how these could be addressed. The event took place on 15 September.