Valiant Richey

    • Valiant Richey: The fight against trafficking in human beings is getting harder and more urgent

      Valiant Richey: The fight against trafficking in human beings is getting harder and more urgent

      Countries need to start looking aggressively at the entire business model of trafficking and tackle the conditions allowing the crime to thrive. At the OSCE, we launched a programme of assistance to countries who want to increase their prosecution: we help them train their police officers, prosecutors and judges. But everything starts with political will: countries need first to see this as a priority, says Valiant Richey, OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, in an interview to EUROPOST.

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    • OSCE: Bulgaria registers success in combating human trafficking

      OSCE: Bulgaria registers success in combating human trafficking

      Bulgaria is doing better than many other European countries in identifying and seizing the assets of traffickers of human beings, said Valiant Richey at a press conference in Sofia on Thursday. As the OSCE special representative and coordinator for combating trafficking in human beings, he visited the Bulgarian capital to meet with cabinet officials and members of non-governmental organisations engaged in this important battle.

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