Editor-in chief, Baltic Worlds.

Ninna Mörner

Editor-in-chief for the Journal Baltic Worlds and the web site .

Educated as a journalist, active since 1991. Internship at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs (Swedish: Utrikespolitiska Institutet), spring 1990 – covering the fall of the wall. Freelance writer reporting for the Swedish press on the changes in Eastern Europe and Russia.

Over the years she has been an editor of numerous specialist literature projects, and author of several articles and reports in a manyfold of journals, magazins and books. She has also lectured and taught journalism. Editor-in-chief of the magazine Tidningen Brottsoffer [Crime victims magazine] and its Web site, 2003–2009.

Master’s thesis in economic history, focusing on human trafficking from the former Communist countries of Eastern Europe, spring 2009. Published peer-reviw article: Victim, object, loser, breadwinner and actor. A more complexed understanding of trafficked women. Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap [Journal of Gender Studies], nr 3, 2010. Writer of several reports, mappings and debate article on human trafficking from a human right perspectives. Ninna mörne ris also a human right activist. She is a frequent speaker and trainer in matters concerning human trafficking.

She has been involved in many EU-projects concerning human trafficking; National coordinator in 2009 for a research project Feasibility and Assessment Study on a European Hotline for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings, which the European Commission initiated. In 2010, country researcher for the EU project  E-Notes, European NGOs Observatory on Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery (; 2011 taking part in the European project Safer Path, conducting research on asylum-seekers and trafficked people’s rights and access to support services in EU Member States.; Since 2011 Swedish representant in ENPATES (European NGO:s Platform Against Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery) working with information exchange, data collection, co-operation around victim support issues and monitoring measures taken in the combat trafficking in human beings; since 2013 member of EU Platform Civil society against human trafficking; 2012-14  part of the culture project  Dream business about trafficking and exploitation of bodies and dreams ”Dream business”, which involved workshops with young people and practitioners; staging a theater play and arranging seminars with researchers and experts to create a wider context around the play and the questions it arises; 2014-2016 involved in developping a national refferal mechanism in Sweden; 2016 editor of the Swedish version of the STROM-projects guidelines for municipalities with CBSS (Council of the Baltic Sea States ); 2016 participating in OSCe workshops for creating a n updated version of the OSCE handbook for National Refferal Mechanism. Ninna Mörner is also involved in arranging meetings in the nexus between research (at Södertörn University) and operative work about human trafficking.

She is initiative taker to the Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking (2013). Founder and chair of the paraplui-organization Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking (formed 2017). The Platform is reporting on a yearly basis to the Swedish National Rapporteur and administrating a support programme to victims of human trafficking with funding from the National Coordinator. The Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking has a membership in EU Platform Civil society against human trafficking and cooperate as well with the Council of the Baltic Sea States and OSCE. The platform report to GRETA on the implementation of the EU-convention and also to the UNDOC TIP-report. More information on


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Articles by Ninna Mörner

  1. Baltic Worlds supports CEU

    Baltic Worlds invites you to support CEU with its long-held reputation as a center of innovation, academic excellence and scientific inquiry.

  2. Advertise in printed Baltic Worlds

    Your advertisement in Baltic Worlds reaches a specialised, academic target group. Baltic Worlds contributes to the dissemination of knowledge about […]

  3. Post-Soviet Dilemma: Increased number of stray dogs

    Many postcommunist countries have large numbers of stray dogs. In several localitites in Russia poisoned meat has been put out to keep the number of strays down. Before major events, such as the Winter olympics in Sochi, mass culling has been announced. Dog rights activists rather suggest sterilization programs and animal shelters.

  4. ERANOS 2013: Tolerance and Trust

    ERANOS has taken place from 1933.The ERANOS Tagung (Conference) 2013 on "The Virtues of Tolerance" was held at Neamt Monastery in Romania on July 14-20, 2013. Here we publish a contribution from one of this years' speakers, Anders Björnsson.

  5. Discrimination fosters human trafficking. empowerment may help prevent it

    Dehumanization of groups of people is a prerequisite for human trafficking. The very same factor that make vulnerable groups target of discrimination also make people vulnerable to human trafficking. The link between discrimination and human trafficking was the theme on OSCE:s 12th "Alliance against Trafficking in Persons" Conference.

  6. Baltic Worlds monitors European Football Championship

    Baltic Worlds will be monitoring the European Football Championship in June here on Baltic Worlds’ website. A number of articles […]

  7. Feminists in Eastern and Western Europe – Researchers and activists

    “Why is there no happiness in the East?” was the, according to many, provocative title of a conference put on by CBEES and Södertörn University September 8–10 of this year. The organizers of the conference, Teresa Kulawik, Renata Ingbrant and Youlia Gradskova, wanted to bring together feminist scholars for a discussion about conditions facing feminism in the East and in the West after the Berlin Wall, as well as the role of the EU and politics in the development of feminism.

  8. Modernization is much needed in Russia

    Natalia Zubarevich, Department of Geography, Moscow State University, is keynote speaker at Baltic Worlds Annual Roundtable: Market Reform and Socio-Economic Change in Russia, October 6. She notes a growing polarization between people and regions. Modernization is necessary.

  9. Baltic Worlds Roundtable 2011 Market Reform and Socio-Economic Change in Russia

    Baltic Worlds Roundtable illuminates the tremendous changes that Russian social and economic life has undergone due to the introduction of market economy after the fall of state socialism. The Rondtable takes place October 6, 2011.

  10. Belarus. Discussion for Bringing about Change

    A number of representatives of the opposition in Belarus participated in a seminar “The Way Forward for Belarus”. The seminar addressed such issues as the difficulties experienced by the opposition in working for democracy and human rights in Belarus and what the outside world can do to support their work.

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