Terre des hommes is implementing the project Improving provision of services and awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons (TiP) in the Balkans, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo, funded by the U.S. Department of State through the J/TiP program.
Ensure that victims and potential victims of TiP in the Balkans have access to comprehensive prevention, protection and reintegration services through functional national and transnational coordination mechanisms for identification, case management and community based services.
This inititiative builds upon existing regional and national mechanisms promoting better collaboration and coordination for early identifiction and assistance to victims and potential victims of TIP, and broadens the spectrum of assistance and continumm of servicer for potential victims and victims of trafficking based on community level support.
The project aims to strengthen the capacities of service providers and governmental institutions to ensure provision of comprehensive services to victims of TIP in four countries of the Balkan region.
The project is a joint efforst of Terre des hommes Missions in Albania and Kosovo, with six local partners in four countries of intervention: The initiative for Social Change - ARSIS and Different & Equal in Albania; Association for action against violence and trafficking in human beings - Open Gate in North Macedonia; SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Niksic in Montenegro; Shpresë dhe Shtëpitë e Fëmijëve and The Center for Protection of Victims and Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings (PVPT) in Kosovo. This project i funded by the U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (J/TIP).