Police, prosecution and the court of law were the main themes when the BSPC Working Group on Trafficking held its 6th meeting in Riga on 4 March.
Expert presentation were provided by Dimitrijs Trofimovs, Director of Sectoral Policy Department, Ministry of the Interior, Latvia, Arturs Vaišla, Head of Unit 3 for Fight against Trafficking in Human Beings and Soutenerism, the Organised Crime Combating Board, the State Police, Latvia, Aivars Bergmanis, Prosecutor of Specialized Prosecution Office to Combat Organized Crime and Other Specific Kinds of Crime, Prosecution General Office, Latvia, and Lasma Stabina, Senior Desk Officer of Policy Implementation Division, Sectoral Policy Department, the Ministry of the Interior, Latvia.
The presentations and some pictures from the meeting can be found on the WG webpage.
The WG also discussed a first draft of political recommendations for its final report. The meeting was well covered by Latvian media.