Press Release

Valoare Plus Association from Bacău, Romania, organizes the 3rd edition of the Regional Conference ,,Keep Your Freedom! Human Trafficking Enslaves!” that will take place on Saturday, October 19th, 2019, starting at 9:00 am, at the “Radu Beligan” Summer Theater in Bacău.

The event will include presentations, speeches, workshops and debates on the topic of human trafficking, having, among others, Doyin Adele-Shiyanbola, the head of the political section of the British Embassy in Bucharest, Dragoș Pătraru, journalist and producer of the “State of our Nation” Silvia Tăbușcă, Coordinator of the Human Security Program within the European Center for Legal Education and Research and Annika Svensson, community police and crime prevention officer in Uppsala, Sweden. Individuals interested in participating can do so by accessing the online application form:

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Register here

At the conference will atend about 1,000 students and teachers from our partner schools and institutions from Bacău and other counties in the Northeast Region organized within the project “Stay Free 2.0”, implemented by the Association Valoare Plus, with the support of the Swedish Alliance Mission, the City Hall of Bacău and the Local Council.

For other information or 0747.120.308 –Marian Pădureț, president of the  Association Valoare Plus.

Conference Agenda

0900-1000 Check-in participants, workshop distribution, human exhibition, coffee

1000-1020Welcome to the guests and participants – Marian Paduret –

  • Political parties speak about the measures taken related to HUMAN TRAFFICKING at

national level: Tudorita Lungu (PNL), Lucian Stanciu Viziteu (USR).

1020-1030Welcome from the UK Embassy – Doyin Adele-Shiyanbola – Head Of Political Section, British Embassy Bucharest

1030-1045 Allocution guest Annika Svensson –

1045-1050 – Allocution Martin Storm – SAM Sweden – (video)


  1. Choosing Well – Nichole DaRosa – Executive Director of THRIVE New England – & Brian DaRosa – Executive, SVP of Customer Success at SilverCloud Inc., (Centrul de Tineret Bacău).

  1. Sexually transmitted diseases – dr. Roxana Calapod – primary obstetrics and gynecology doctor in the Bacau County Emergency Hospital and head of the Bacău Maternity Department, (Amfiteatru, Colegiul ”Anghel Saligny” Bacău).

  1. Safety in the online environment – Annika Svensson – community policing officer/crime prevention in Uppsala, Sweden, (sala sport, Liceul de Artă „George Apostu” din Bacău).

  1. How you can help a victim of human trafficking – Eva Moberg – member of the municipal executive committee, the municipal assembly and the labor market board &Vlad Virgil – development coordinator for the citizens of the European Union, ( Sală Conferințe, Colegiul ”Anghel Saligny” Bacău).

  1. How to make money work for youDragoș Pătraru – journalist, (Sala Teatrului de Vară ”Radu

Beligan”, Bacău).

6. Ready for your students? (for teachers) – Silvia Tabusca – President of European Center for Legal Education&Research, (Sala C1, Colegiul ”Anghel Saligny” Bacău).

1200-1250Lunch break

1300-1330Video human trafficking & Jonah Traaseth (Spero)

1330-1345Plenary session about a value of the “Plus Value” Association, EMPATHY – Marian Pădureț –

1350-1445 Human trafficking in Romania – Silvia Tăbușcă –

1445-1500Coffe Break

1500-1700Plenary session – Dragoș Pătraru –

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