The role of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit was established in February 2008 and has overall responsibility for co-ordinating anti-trafficking policies in Ireland.

Key activities

Among its key activities are the:

 

Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking in Ireland

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Frances Fitzgerald TD, launched Ireland’s Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking on 17th October 2016.  The plan contains 65 actions designed to crackdown on individuals and gangs involved in the crime, to support victims, to raise public-awareness, and to enhance training for those likely to encounter victims.

A copy of the Plan is available at the following link:  Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking in Ireland

The Executive Summary is also available here:  Second National Action Plan [Executive Summary]


Further information

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit is leading an all-Ireland multi-agency EU funded awareness raising REACH Project on human trafficking

Further information can be found on Blue Blindfold - the dedicated anti-trafficking website
 

Contact Details

Address: Department of Justice and Equality
  2nd Floor
  94 St Stephen’s Green
  Dublin 2
  D02 FD70
Phone: + 353 1 602 8878