Human Trafficking Monitoring Committee (HTMC)

Article 19 of Directive 2011/36/EU and Article 29 of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings require the establishment of a national rapporteur or equivalent mechanism, tasked with the assessment of trends in human trafficking, measuring of results of anti-trafficking actions, and monitoring of anti-trafficking activities of State institutions and the implementation of national legislation requirements.

By virtue of its monitoring function, the Committee shall complement the role of the national rapporteur or equivalent mechanism, endorsing and overseeing developments in the implementation of the National Strategy and Action Plan and of other related measures by providing policy direction.​

Chairperson:
Mr. Jonathan Vassallo – Permanent Secretary - Ministry for European Funds, Equality, Reforms and Social Dialogue

Secretariat:
Dr. Lynn Chircop Faure - Human Rights Directorate
Mr. Joseph St. John - Office of the Permanent Secretary MHSE

Members:
Ms. Joyce Dimech - Permanent Secretary - Ministry for Home Affairs, Security & Employment
Mr. Angelo Gafa - Malta Police Commissioner
Dr. Christopher Soler - State Advocate
Dr. Victoria Buttigieg - Attorney General
Mr. Johan Galea - Permanent Secretary Ministry for Justice and Reform of the Construction Sector
Mr. Mark Musu - Permanent Secretary Social Policy and Children’s Rights
Mr. Anthony Gatt - Caritas Malta