La Strada International organises NGO Platform in Amsterdam

NGO Platform in Amsterdam

On 16th and 17th September, LSI organised its annual Platform meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sixteen members and two associate members joined the meeting live, while others participated online. Together they discussed LSI’s new strategy plan, focus areas and action plan for 2022 as well as LSI’s due diligence strategy.

Also European advocacy and developments in the field, including the current evaluation of the EU Trafficking directive and the proposal for an EU Framework directive on violence against women was discussed. Separate workshops were further organised to discuss joint data collection, outreach work and NGO cooperation on referral of trafficked persons; engaging the voice of trafficked persons; strategic litigation and 3rd party intervention as well as ‘the basis for reasonable grounds’.