To incorporate financial investigations into Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) investigations by improving the cooperation between THB investigators and specialists on financial investigations. To use multidisciplinary, alternative and complementary approaches pro-actively in addressing THB by enhancing online modus operandi and financial investigation aspects
Law enforcement officers (funded by CEPOL) and judges/prosecutors (funded by the EJTN) entrusted with the treatment of THB cases and/or the related financial investigations.
General Learning Outcomes - upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to
Demonstrate the importance of and benefits from financial investigations in the context of THB as a predicate offense;
- Outline all the steps in the process of identifying, investigating, seizing and confiscating the proceeds of THB crimes with particular attention on cross-border cooperation;
- Convert intelligence into evidence; Recognise the need of hard evidence in addition to victim statements for successful prosecution of THB cases
- Describe the international legal framework of judicial cooperation in the context of THB, financial investigations and asset recovery;
- Use of information sources including operational sources as well the private sector, NGO’s, tax authorities, banks;
- Identify how the law enforcement agencies and financial institutions can work together and strengthen the cooperation with the FIU and tax services at national level;
- Describe the possibilities of using Europol and Eurojust to support a JIT in this context;
- Plan pro-active / reactive investigations
All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution.
Upon invitation by EJTN, participants register via EJTN online platform to which they receive access.
After the event, reimbursement is processed via EJTN online platform.
Terms and conditions of participation
Frequently Asked Questions
Number of places:
12 Judges and Prosecutors preferably involved in croos border investigations. All Member States.
Deadline for applications:
16 June 2021