Statement – Human Rights Council – 44th session – 2 July 2020


Human Rights Council – 44th session

Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings.

Statement by Professor Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons.

The Order of Malta’s action against trafficking in human beings focuses on prevention and training: an online course for carers is available free of charge ( The Order of Malta notes with the Special Rapporteur on the 20th anniversary of the Palermo Protocol, the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, the implementation of which by Governments should enable the effective criminal prosecution of traffickers. The Order of Malta would like to express its sincere appreciation to the Special Rapporteur for all her years of outstanding contributions.