Different projects are carried out either independently or in cooperation with other institutions and individual experts. HEUNI often works as a partner in projects coordinated by other agencies. The projects are mainly financed from external sources. These include, for example, the UNODC, the European Commission, Council of Europe, and domestic sources.
Study on reflection periods granted for THB victims and trading in sexual services as grounds for denial of stay2022 - ongoing
The Ministry of the Interior of Finland has commissioned a study, which HEUNI will carry out, on the reflection periods granted to victims of human trafficking during which the victims can decide...
ELECT THB. Enhanced Law Enforcement Cooperation and Training on Trafficking in Human Beings2021 - ongoing
The ELECT THB project aims to enhance the identification and investigation of trafficking in human beings (THB) for sexual and labour exploitation and increase collaboration between law enforcement...
New tools for public procurement agencies in Finland to prevent labour exploitation in local procurement and subcontracting chains (Hankinta-Suomi - Julkisten hankintojen Strategia)2021
Finland has launched a first of a kind National Public Procurement Strategy in September 2020, prepared by the Ministry of Finance and the Association of Local and Regional Authorities and...
FLOW. Flows of illicit funds and victims of human trafficking: uncovering the complexities2018 - 2020
EU ISF-P funded FLOW project (Flows of illicit funds and victims of human trafficking: uncovering the complexities 2018 - 2020) focused on analysing the business model of labour exploitation and...
Trafficking of children and young people in Finland2018 - 2019
HEUNI together with the National Assistance System for Victims of Human Trafficking set out to find out if trafficking of children and young people exist in Finland and if yes, how does the...
VN TEAS. Effectiveness of the Finnish Legislation on Identifying and Supporting Victims of Trafficking in Persons2017 - 2018
HEUNI and the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman (acting as National Rapporteur for Trafficking of Human Beings) are investigating the effectiveness of the legislation that applies to assistance for...
Interlinkages between trafficking in persons and marriage2017 - 2019
The purpose of the assignment was to assist UNODC in the development of a technical paper that will contain two parts: a research component and a policy component. HEUNI implemented the research...
HESTIA. Preventing Human Trafficking and Sham Marriages: A Multidisciplinary Solution2015 - 2016
HEUNI participated in 2015-2016 in a project entitled “Preventing human trafficking and sham marriages – A multidisciplinary solution".