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The County Administrative Board of Stockholm
The County Administrative Board of Stockholm (L?nsstyrelsen i Stockholms l?n) has a continued mission for national coordination of actions against Prostitution and Human Trafficking. This mission was included in the National Action Plan against prostitution and human trafficking for sexual purposes effective during 2008-2010. The government has also commissioned this board, from 2011 to the end of 2014, to plan, coordinate and execute efforts that will make it safer for persons victimized by prostitution and human trafficking to return to their countries of origin. This mission is included in the ordinary appropriation directions from the government together with a continued national mission during 2011-2014 to handle:• national coordination for continued and developed operational cooperation between authorities and NGOs to combat prostitution and human trafficking,

  • coordination of efforts for a safer return for persons exposed to prostitution and human trafficking,
  • develop assistance programs for the rehabilitation of victims of trafficking,
  • allocate development funds to authorities and NGOs within the framework of the mission.

The County Administrative Board of Stockholm has set up a position as National Coordinator, and during 2012 eestablished a National Coordinating Secretariat against prostitution and human trafficking led by the National Coordinator.The County Administrative Board of Stockholm has also initiated a working group, the County Administrative Boards’ Working group against trafficking and prostitution (L?nsstyrelsernas arbetsgrupp mot m?nniskohandel och prostitution, LAMP), in order to strengthen regional cooperation between authorities and NGOs and to coordinate common activities. This forum is also used to disseminate information.

National Coordiator against Prostitution and Trafficking in Persons
Patrik Cederl?f
County Administrative Board of Stockholm
Box 22067
SE-104 22 Stockholm
Tel.:   +46(0) 8-785 40 20
Cell phone:   +46 (0) 768-254775
E-mail: patrik.cederlof@lansstyrelsen.se
Web: http://www.lansstyrelsen.se/stockholm/Sv/Pages/default.aspx

National Task Force or National Method Support Team against Prostitution and Human Trafficking, NMT
The National Method Support Team on Prostitution and Trafficking (NMT) was established under the leadership of the County Administrative Board of Stockholm in January 2009 in agreement with state actors who worked with the problems of trafficking. The actors involved are the National Police Board, the National Criminal Police Board, local police authorities with special responsibility for human trafficking issues, the Swedish Prosecution Authority, the Migration Board, the prostitution groups from Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malm?, and also a special unit within the social welfare authority in Stockholm with focus on young persons.  The team will act as a strategic resource and support the work of the counties and regions that up to now have had limited experience of work against prostitution and human trafficking. It started during the period for the Government’s National Action Plan and has been prolonged by the government missions to the County to the end of 2014.

National Coordiator against Prostitution and Trafficking in Persons
Patrik Cederl?f
County Administrative Board of Stockholm
Box 22067
SE-104 22 Stockholm
Tel.:   +46(0) 8-785 40 20
Cell phone:   +46 (0) 768-254775
E-mail: patrik.cederlof@lansstyrelsen.se
Web: http://projektwebbar.lansstyrelsen.se/nmtsverige/Sv/Pages/default.aspx

Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority
The Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority  (Brottsoffermyndigheten – BrOM) is subordinate to the Ministry of Justice and lead by a Director General appointed by the Government. The authority was established during 1994 with an overall aim to look after the rights of all crime victims and to draw public attention to their needs and interests.
The authority is nationally responsible for three areas of activities: it deals with matters concerning criminal injuries compensation, it administers the Crime Victims Fund and also serves as a Centre of Competence for crime victim issues. The authority informs victims, professionals, and the public on matters regarding victims of crime. It arranges seminars and training for professionals within the criminal justice system, NGOs, staff in health care, and social services. The authority produces information material, such as folders, leaflets and reports, in Swedish as well as in other languages.

Brottsoffermyndigheten
Box 470, SE-901 09 Ume?
Tel.: + 46 (0)90 70 82 00
E-mail: registrator@brottsoffermyndigheten.se
Web: www.brottsoffermyndigheten.se

National Board of Health and Welfare
The National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) is a government agency in Sweden under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs with a broad range of activities related to social services, health care, health protection, disease control and epidemiology. Some of the responsibilities are management systems for systematic quality work, national guidelines, publications, reporting malpractice or dissatisfaction in health care or social services and statistics.

Socialstyrelsen
SE-106 30 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)75 247 30 00
E-mail:  socialstyrelsen@socialstyrelsen.se
Web: http://www.socialstyrelsen.se

National Board for Youth Affairs
The Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs (Ungdomsstyrelsen) is a government agency that works to ensure that young people have access to influence and welfare. The Board also supports the government in issues relating to civil society policy by:

  • producing and communicating knowledge about young people’s living conditions
  • following up the objectives set for national youth policy by the Riksdag (the Swedish Parliament) and the Government and supporting municipalities in their youth policy work
  • distributing funds to civil society organisations, projects and international cooperation
  • collecting and disseminating knowledge about civil society, its working conditions, composition and development
  • forming networks with relevant governmental agencies and organisations.

Ungdomsstyrelsen
Box 17 801
SE-118 94 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8-566 219 00
Web: www.ungdomsstyrelsen.se
E-mail: info@ungdomsstyrelsen.se

Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for matters relating to the police authorities, judiciary system, prisons service and legislation concerning the constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law. The Ministry also handles matters relating to migration and asylum policy. In the international arena, the Ministry takes part in efforts to lay the groundwork for international cooperation against crosSE-border crime.
Ministry of Justice
SE-103 00 Stockholm
Switchboard: +46 (0)8-405 10 00
E-mail to the Ministry
Web: http://www.government.se/sb/d/584

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is responsible for policy-making in the following areas; health care and social issues, housing and construction, religious communities, state administration and public procurement.
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
SE-103 33 Stockholm
Tel.:  +46 (0)8 405 10 00
E-mail to the Ministry
Website: http://www.government.se/sb/d/2061

Ministry of Education and Research
The Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for policy-making in the following areas – education and research, gender equality, policy for civil society and youth policy.
Ministry of Education and Research
SE-103 33 Stockholm
Tel.:  +46 (0)8 405 10 00
E-mail to the senior registry clerk
Web: http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/2133

Ministry of Employment
The Ministry of Employment is responsible for and engaged in policy-making in the following areas – labour-market policy, working life, integration, discrimination issues, human rights, Swedish citizenship and national minorities.
Ministry of Employment
SE-103 33 Stockholm
Tel.:  +46 (0)8 405 10 00
E-mail to the senior registry clerk
Web: http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/8517

National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings
Kajsa Wahlberg is the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings in Sweden. Ms. Wahlberg is a detective inspector at the Department for Police Affairs of the National Police Board in Sweden. In 1998, she was appointed to the position as National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings, on behalf of the National Police Board, following a 1997 joint declaration of the European Union. The duties of the National Rapporteur include collecting, processing and analyzing data about trafficking in human beings for different exploitative purposes into and through Sweden. Annually, the Rapporteur submits a report with recommendations for the prevention and combat of trafficking in human beings to the Government.
Ms. Wahlberg is regularly invited to international expert meetings on trafficking in human beings organized by international and regional bodies such as Europol, Interpol, the OSCE, and the Task Force on Organized Crime in the Baltic Sea Region. Since 2008, she is a permanent member of the European Commission Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings.
Kajsa Wahlberg
National Police Board
Box 12256
SE-102 26 Stockholm
Tel.: 114 14
Outside Sweden:  +46 77 114 14 00
E-mail: kajsa.wahlberg@polisen.se
Web: http://www.polisen.se

National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings
Kajsa Wahlberg is the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings in Sweden. Ms. Wahlberg is a detective inspector at the Department for Police Affairs of the National Police Board in Sweden. In 1998, she was appointed to the position as National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings, on behalf of the National Police Board, following a 1997 joint declaration of the European Union. The duties of the National Rapporteur include collecting, processing and analyzing data about trafficking in human beings for different exploitative purposes into and through Sweden. Annually, the Rapporteur submits a report with recommendations for the prevention and combat of trafficking in human beings to the Government.
Ms. Wahlberg is regularly invited to international expert meetings on trafficking in human beings organized by international and regional bodies such as Europol, Interpol, the OSCE, and the Task Force on Organized Crime in the Baltic Sea Region. Since 2008, she is a permanent member of the European Commission Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings.
Kajsa Wahlberg
National Police Board
Box 12256
SE-102 26 Stockholm
Tel.: 114 14
Outside Sweden:  +46 77 114 14 00
E-mail: kajsa.wahlberg@polisen.se
Web: http://www.polisen.se

National Police Board
The National Police Board is a supervising central administrative authority for the Swedish Police. The National Police Board is the link between the government and the police authorities. In other words, this Board is an administrative body to the government as well as a service body to the police organisation. The main task of the National Police Board can shortly be described as creating the best possible conditions in a short-term and a long-term perspective for good and efficient police work.
National Police Board
Box 12256
SE-102 26 Stockholm
Tel.: 114 14
Outside Sweden:  +46 77 114 14 00
E-mail: rikspolisstyrelsen@polisen.se
Web: http://www.polisen.se

Swedish Migration Board
The Swedish Migration Board is the authority which receives applications from people wishing to visit or settle in Sweden. The operations of the Migration Board are decided on by the Swedish Parliament and Government. How it works is laid out in the annual budget and policy specification. The goal for the migration policy is to ensure a sustainable policy which protects the right to asylum and, within the framework of regulated immigration, facilitates freedom of movement across borders, promotes needSE-based labour immigration, considers and makes the most of the development effects of migration as well as expanding European and international cooperation.
Migrationsverket
SE-601 70 Norrk?ping
Tel.:   +46 (0)771-235 235
If you call from Sweden the number is:  0771-235 235
E-mail: migrationsverket@migrationsverket.se
Web: http://www.migrationsverket.se/info/2580_en.html

UNICEF Sweden
UNICEF Sweden is involved in different practical projects as well as in research in order to support the CRC compliance. The organization is pushing for change of legislation and practice in Sweden, and has published important reports concerning child trafficking.
UNICEF Sweden
Box  8161
SE-104 20 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8-692 25 00
E-mail: unicef@unicef.se
Web: http://unicef.se/publikationer

National Contact Point Sweden
The system of National Contact Points (NCPs) has been established by the Expert Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk (EGCC), which is a group of senior officials from the ministries responsible for children’s issues in the member countries of the Council of the Baltic Sea States – CBSS. A NCP can give consultation to professionals or handle the communications, within the member states, when a child is returning to its country of origin. The Swedish NCP is an employee at the Ministry of Justice.
Maria Nordin Skult
Ministry of Justice
SE-103 00 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8- 405 3434
E-mail: maria.nordin-skult@justice.ministry.se

National Board of Institutional Care
The National Board of Institutional Care (Statens institutionsstyrelse, or SiS) is a Swedish government agency that delivers individually tailored compulsory care for young people with psychosocial problems and for adults with problems of substance misuse. SiS provides care and treatment where voluntary interventions have proved insufficient and care on a compulsory basis has therefore become necessary. Orders for compulsory care are made by the Administrative Court (F?rvaltningsr?tten), on the application of social services.
Statens institutionsstyrelse
Box 16363
SE-103 26 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel.:  +46 10 453 40 00
E-mail: registrator@stat-inst.se
Web: www.stat-inst.se

Non – Governmental Organizations

ECPAT Sweden
ECPAT Sweden works against commercial sexual exploitation of children in prostitution, pornography and trafficking in Sweden as well as abroad, and for a common social responsibility by gathering together representatives from a broad base in society.  ECPAT Sweden’s website provides PDF files with information on trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation of children.
ECPAT Sweden
Nybrokajen 7
SE-111 48 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8-611 99 34
E-mail: info@ecpat.se
Web: http://www.ecpat.se/index.php/component/content/article/57-oevrigt/249-in-english

Save the Children Sweden
Save the Children Sweden is a non-governmental organization. The basis of its work is the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the United Nations’ Declaration on Human Rights. These build on the principles that all people are equal, children have special rights and everyone has a responsibility – but governments have a special obligation.
The organization’s rights perspective means that it emphases that States have the overall responsibility, but that all people can contribute to children having their rights fulfilled. SCS believes that children themselves can also fight for their rights, if they are given the chance to do so and if they receive support and encouragement.
One way of fighting for children’s rights is to share new knowledge and information. Save the Children Sweden gather information about children’s situation. We try knew models and methods and publish ours and others experiences in books, reports and films. All of our publications can be found in our online bookshop, where many of the reports can be downloaded for free.
Head office Save the Children Sweden
SE-107 88 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel.: + 46 8 698 90 00
E-mail: info@rb.se
Web: www.savethechildren.se

Roks, National organization for women’s and young women’s shelters in Sweden
Roks, the national organisation for women’s and young women’s shelters in Sweden, is the largest member organisation for women’s shelters and young women’s shelters in the country. Roks aims at safeguarding the common interests of the shelters in their work against male violence towards women.
Roks strives to shape public opinion, and actively works to make the public aware of the reality that the shelters face, as well as conduct outward dialogues around the issues concerning the shelters. There are currently around 100 women’s and young women’s shelters within the organisation.
Roks is a feministic organisation working on the rights of women’s and young women’s rights and liberation, as well as equality on all levels.
Roks
Hornsgatan 60
SE-118 21 Stockholm,
Tel.: +46 (0)8-442 99 30
E-mail: info@ roks.se
Web: www.roks.se

SKR, Swedish Association of Women’s Shelters and Young Women’s Empowerment Centers
The Swedish Association of Women’s Shelters and Young Women’s Empowerment Centres, SKR, is a national association of women’s shelters (kvinnojour), young women’s empowerment centres (tjejjour), relatives’ associations and other organisations working to prevent and put a stop to men’s violence against women. The association is not affiliated to any political party or religion. SKR has around 90 member organisations.
SKR’s vision is an equal society free from violence. Men’s violence against women is the ultimate expression of structural inequality. If we are to end the violence that is aimed at women purely because they are women, we must work towards greater equality in a number of areas. Notions of what is considered feminine or masculine influence and limit our behaviour and our understanding of ourselves. SKR believes we are not born into our gender roles, and that it is possible to change the way women and men are perceived.
SKR
?landsgatan 49D
SE-116 63 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8-642 64 01
E-mail: info@kvinnojouren.se
Web: www.kvinnojouren.se

Victim Support Association
Victim Support Association (Brottsofferjourernas Riksf?rbund, BOJ) is a nonprofit organization which works to improve conditions for victims. The organization’s work is based on international conventions on human rights. In Sweden there are over 100 local victim support centres. It operates at both national and local level, providing information on the Swedish legal system, offering support persons and other support to crime victims.
Brottsofferjourernas Riksf?rbund
Hammarby Fabriksv?g 25, plan 6
SE-120 30 Stockholm
Tel.: +46 (0)8-644 88 00
E-mail: riks@boj.se
Web: www.boj.se/

Maria Ungdom
This is a central unit in Stockholm for young people and consists of several activi¬ties of which Ungdomsjouren (the emer¬gency youth shelter) is one.. It has the mandate to prevent children and young people from falling into addiction, crime, prostitution or other socially destructive behaviour. The emergency youth shelter meets and helps children who are likely to be victims of traf¬ficking.
Tel.: +46 (0)8-12347410
Web: http://mariaungdom.se/ – Available in Swedish only

Research and Analysis Organizations

Swedish National Council for Crime PreventionThe Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsf?rebyggande r?det – Br?) – an agency under the Ministry of Justice – is a centre for research and development within the judicial system. Br? primarily works to reduce crime and improve levels of safety in society by producing data and disseminating knowledge on crime and crime prevention work.
The Council also produces Sweden’s official crime statistics, evaluates reforms, conducts research to develop new knowledge and provides support to local crime prevention work.The results of Br?’s work are a basis for decision makers within the judicial system, the Parliament and the Government. Br? often works in collaboration with other organisations and public sector agencies. Br? has been in existence since 1974 and is lead by a Director General.Brottsf?rebyggande r?det
Box 1386
SE-111 93 Stockholm Sweden
Tel.: +46-(0)8-401 87 00
E-mail: info@bra.se
Web: www.bra.se