Country Cyprus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Ministry of Interior launched, at the end of 2008, an awareness raising campaign all over Cyprus. The duration of this campaign will be four months. The campaign includes the display of posters at main roads, highways, airports and other important locations, the dissemination of informational leaflets to all universities, colleges and at the Larnaca airport. The airing of tv spots is currently being planned. The Government has funded a number of projects intended to educate the public, such as organization of seminars/conferences, exhibitions etc. The Minister of Interior, the Attorney General, the Head of the Office of Combating Human Trafficking as well as other Government representatives often participate as speakers to conferences and seminars presenting the current situation of TIP in Cyprus. They also talk to the media and give interviews on the subject. The Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Law Office of the Republic in cooperation with OSCE and United Nations have organized a conference on trafficking and organized crime on 18-19 of September 2008.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Cyprus to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008