Fight against human trafficking


Ministry of Public Administration and Regional Develepoment

Deputy State Secretariat for the Coordination of Structural Funds
Department for Implementation of International Cooperation Programmes
1077 Budapest, Wesselényi utca 20-22.

Open calls for proposals

Programme Operator: Prime Minister’s Office
Programme Partner: Ministry of Interior

Programme objective:

Hungary is essentially a country of origin and transit for trafficking in human beings. Both labor and sexual exploitation are present among the exploited Hungarian victims, but the vast majority of identified victims are affected by sexual exploitation (especially trafficking victims from the North-Eastern regions). The aims of the programme is to help reintegrating the victims of human trafficking into the society, and to prevent (re)victimization.

Swiss support: 2 million CHF (HUF 823 million)

National co-financing: 350 000 CHF (HUF 145 million)


The objectives of the thematic area will be reached through the realization of programme components grouping by two main types of activities:

I. Activities to prevent victimization

It will be carried out through modern means of campaigns like social media and other online platforms, drama pedagogy, simulation exercises, professional exchange programme. These activities will involve not only the victims, but also professional and social groups as well (experts, police, influencers, etc.).

Programme Component Operator: Ministry of Interior

II. Victim support and reintegration

It will be implemented on the following areas: development of follow-up services in sheltered accommodations; providing therapeutic institutional care of trafficked children raised by their families; developing institutions for the reception of children victims of trafficking.

Programme Component Operators: They will be selected through open calls and the following types of organizations can apply: shelter operators; operator/maintainer of children's temporary home; NGOs with experience of working with child victims.