ELPAT Projects

ELPAT Projects

Introducing the HOTT Project and the EULOD Project

ELPAT Grant (November 2012 – October 2015)
Combating trafficking in persons for the purpose of organ removal (
HOTT Project - http://hottproject.com).

The international research project "Combating trafficking in persons for the purpose of organ removal", otherwise known as "the HOTT Project", is the first EU-funded project against this "new" and neglected form of trafficking in human beings. This project aims to increase knowledge and information, raise awareness about the crime and to improve its non-legislative response.

With the financial support of the Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme of the European Commission – Directorate General Home Affairs.

Please click here for more information on the HOTT Project Symposium "Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal"HOTT Project Symposium "Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal".

ELPAT Grant (March 2010 - September 2012)
Living Organ Donation in Europe (http://www.eulod.org)

The EULOD Project on ‘Living Organ Donation in Europe’ started in March 2010 and ended in September 2012. It aimed to establish an inventory of living donation practices in Europe, explore and promote living donation as a way to increase organ availability, and write recommendations that improve the quality and safety of living organ donations in Europe.

This project received funding from the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission.