During the 27th meeting of the member states of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings in Strasbourg on December 4, Sergey Ghazinyan, Armenia’s candidate and Adviser to Human Rights Defender, was elected for a four-year term member of the Group of Experts on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA). The election of the representative of Armenia in this important expert group testifies to Armenia’s consistent efforts in the field of combating human trafficking.
27 candidates from 18 countries were represented in the elections of the members of the group; together with the candidate of Armenia, the representatives of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Greece, Belgium and Lithuania were also elected.
Note. The Council of Europe’s 15-member panel of experts on combating trafficking in human beings is the body responsible for overseeing the Convention against Trafficking in Human Beings and publishes reports assessing member states’ legislative reforms in the field of combating trafficking in human beings.