Below you will find the presentations of the talks delivered at the conference.

Tuesday, 12 April

Session 2: Human trafficking in the 21st century

Kristiina Kangaspunta, Chief of the Crime Research Section, UNODC
Global trends and patterns of human trafficking

Lauren McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Law enforcement's pursuit of trafficking cases in Russia

Siobhan Mullally, First Vice President of the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)
The Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking: the refugee and migration crisis in Europe

Session 3: Legal Issues and International Cooperation

Sumbul Rizvi, Head of Unit on Asylum and Migration at the Division of International Protection, UNHCR
The impact of human trafficking on refugees and stateless persons

Vineta Polatside, Senior Adviser and Head of the Task Force against Trafficking                
in Human Beings, Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)
Human trafficking in the 21st century, current and future trends

Dominika Borg Jansson, Doctor of Criminal Law, UCRS, Uppsala University
Trafficking from a holistic perspective

Carrie Pemberton Ford, PhD, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)
“Who’s in the House? The Politics, Economics and Efficacy of the Nordic model – and its opponents” – the first fifteen years of a new approach to ‘managing sex work and its trafficking cousins’

Wednesday, 13 April

Session 1: Judicial tools to combat human trafficking

Dominika Borg Jansson, Doctor of Criminal Law, UCRS, Uppsala University
Legislation on human trafficking: a comparative perspective

Mark Klamberg, Associate Professor of International Law, Stockholm University
Prosecuting trafficking as a crime against humanity or a war crime under the Rome Statute  

Märta Johansson, Associate Professor in Law, Örebro University
Human trafficking: the problem of shifting goalposts  

Karin Åström, Associate Professor in Law, Umeå University
The aim of the Swedish regulation - to combat human trafficking or protect the victims?

Session 2: Different Forms of Trafficking/Exploitation

Per Ole Träskman, Professor Emeritus in Law, Lund University
Issues with carrying out a just trial in cases concerning trafficking

Ninna Mörner, Coordinator of the Swedish Civil Society Platform Against Human Trafficking
Applying a victim-centered approach based on human rights