PHIT organizes its first international workshop “Exchange of experiences on addressing Trafficking in Human Beings for sexual exploitation” on November 20th at Barcelona University Law School.

This workshop will give the opportunity to the speakers and the audience to share practical experiences, in order to learn and know more about THB for sexual exploitation, and more specifically its consequences on the psychological health of the victims. On this occasion, the three international experts composing PHIT Steering Committee will be presenting their work and their experience in that field:

  • Dr Helga Konrad, Head of the Regional Implementation Initiative on Preventing and Combating all Forms of Human Trafficking, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (Austria)

The Regional Implementation Initiative on Preventing and Combating all Forms of Human Trafficking promotes cooperation between entities and countries from the Danube region and foster the exchange of good practices and knowledge in terms of prevention and fight against THB, from a human rights perspective.

  •  Dr Carrie Pemberton Ford, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (United Kingdom)

Dr Carrie Pemberton Ford leads an international network of experts recognized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime that seeks to understand all aspects of THB and to share knowledge on this matter.

  • Pr Cornelius Katona, Medical and Research Director, Helen Bamber Foundation (United Kingdom)

The Helen Bamber foundation offers support programs to victims Trafficking in Human Beings and torture. Its team of professionals is internationally renowned for its expertise, especially on a therapeutic level. Cornelius Katona is a co-author of the report “Addressing Mental Health Needs in Survivors of Modern Slavery”.

The workshop program is available on this link.

The number of seats available is limited; prior inscription is required.