International cooperation on combating trafficking in human beings

Pursuant to the relevant intergovernmental treaties to which it is a party, the Republic of Azerbaijan cooperates in combating trafficking in human beings with foreign countries and their law enforcement agencies, with international organizations, which deal with combating trafficking in human beings.

Jurisdiction of the Republic of Azerbaijan on human trafficking

In case citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan, foreigners or stateless persons commites crimes regarding human or children trafficking, they will be subjected to criminal responsibility under the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan regardless the place of commitment of the crime.

Legal assistance on the crimes related to trafficking in human beings

Legal assistance on the crimes related to trafficking in human beings be implemented in compliance with the international treaties to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a party, and the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Legal Assistance on Criminal Cases.”

Extradition of persons committing crimes related to trafficking in human beings

Human traffickers or persons who participated in committing offenses related to trafficking in human beings may be extradited to foreign countries for criminal prosecution, or execution of the sentence, in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the international treaties to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a party.

 

 THE ACTIVITY PLAN

Connected with implementation of the National Action Plan

13.8. Development of cooperation in the field of Combating trafficking in human beings

13.8.1.

To strengthen cooperation with other states, especially the related authorities the countries of destination and origin and relevant international organizations in order to increase the efficiency of Combating trafficking in human beings

The Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Security Service, The State Border Service, The State Migration Service, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population

regular

13.8.2.

To invite the representatives of international partner organizations acting in the field of combating trafficking in human beings to the meetings of interorganizational commission established for implementation of National Coordination Mechanism in respect to the victims of human trafficking and the meetings held with the non-governmental organizations

The Ministry of Internal Affairs

regular

13.8.3.

To strengthen cooperation with related non-governmental organizations and international organizations in the field of combating negligence of those under mature age and their social rehabilitation

The State Committee for Family, Woman and Child Problems, The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population, The Ministry of Education, The Ministry of Health, The Ministry of Internal Affairs

regular

13.8.4.

To hold international events on the subject of prevention of the crimes of human trafficking

The Ministry of Internal Affairs, The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population, The State Committee for Family, Woman and Child Problems, other related state authorities

2016-2017

13.8.5.

To strengthen cooperation of the Working Group established with the purpose of improvement of the legislation in the field of combating trafficking in human beings with the state authorities, the representatives of civil society and international partners

The Ministry of Internal Affairs, The Ministry of Justice, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Security Service

regular

13.8.6.

To give suggestions in order to prevent social problems enabling human trafficking, to settle the social welfare problems of the youth deprived of the patronage of the parents, obliged to leave boarding schools and alternative care institutions form the age limit

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population, The State Committee for Family, Woman and Child Problems, The Ministry of Youth and Sports, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2014-2016

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