Evaluation of the National Action Plan to Fight Human Trafficking 2017-2020

Nationaler Aktionsplan (NAP) gegen Menschenhandel 2017-2020

The majority of the 28 measures of the National Action Plan (NAP) to Fight Human Trafficking 2017–2020 have been implemented. However, human trafficking remains a reality, which is why we must continue to fight it. To this end, a third national action plan is in the pipeline. It will focus on key areas of action and have a more politically binding committment than previous plans.

Due to the complex nature of this transnational crime, human trafficking requires a coordinated response from the various actors involved and an intensive exchange of information. fedpol is responsible for coordinating this in Switzerland and abroad.

Press release on the NAP Evaluation Report  

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Exchange of information

Crime is a reflection of society. It is digital, mobile, connected. Terrorists and criminals do not act locally. They do not stop at borders, whether cantonal or national. In order to strengthen security, a rapid and most comprehensive exchange of information between police forces is indispensable.

Flowers for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack in May 2017


Since the beginning of 2015 Europe has been rocked by a series of jihadist terror attacks. Carried out with little planning and using moderate means, attacks like these can strike anyone and anywhere, be it in a Paris restaurant, at a celebratory parade in Nice, at a Christmas market in Berlin or in a Stockholm shopping street. According to the Federal Intelligence Service (FIS), there is currently a ‘heightenedʼ risk of a terrorist attack in Europe.