Training for civil society and frontline responders in Warsaw, Poland

When: 10 October 2022 (All day) - 14 October 2022 (All day)

Where: Online and Warsaw, Poland

Organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is organizing training for civil society and frontline responders on the topic of countering trafficking in human beings and national referral mechanisms (NRM), following an alarming number of reports of traffickers targeting women and children fleeing Ukraine in light of the military attack by the Russian Federation. 

Two training opportunities are envisaged: one on 10 and 11 October 2022 online and the other on 13 and 14 October in Warsaw, Poland.

The training aims to provide knowledge and skills regarding:

  • Proactive identification of victims of trafficking in crisis situations and migration contexts;
  • Trauma-informed and survivor-centred methods of working in the anti-trafficking field;
  • Understanding vulnerabilities and gender-specific needs of people fleeing an armed conflict;
  • National Referral Mechanisms (NRM);
  • NRMs for children and protecting children from human trafficking in crisis situations.

The training will also serve as a networking platform for civil society organizations and frontline responders in Ukraine and in transit and destination countries for refugees from Ukraine.

For each training session, ODIHR will select 28 participants from Ukraine and transit and destination countries. If you are interested, please send the CV/resume of the proposed candidate from your organization by 25 September 2022 COB to Please indicate whether participation online or in person is preferred.

The event will be moderated by Tatiana Kotlyarenko, ODIHR Adviser on Anti-Trafficking Issues.

For further information please contact Tereza Borodenchyk at