Launch of the Project for the Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine
On 12 March 2007, the ILO project "Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures" , funded by the EC, and implemented in partnership with ICMPD was officially launched in Moldova with the participation of the Deputy Minister for Economy and Trade, Mr. Sainciuc, and the head of the EC Delegation Moldova, Mr. Berizzi. The launch was attended by 80 participants, inter alia representatives of the Ministry of Social Protection, Child and Family, members of parliament, representatives of workers and employers organisations and of international organisations. An agreement on the implementation of the project between the Ministry of Economy and Trade as well as ILO was signed. The event was widely reported in the national media, including TV, radio and print media.