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Editor-in chief, Baltic Worlds.

Ninna Mörner

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

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 (http://www.e-notes-observatory.org/); 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 www.manniskohandel.se

 

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Articles by Ninna Mörner

  1. Memory and manipulation. Is anyone’s suffering more important than anyone else’s?

    Balkan experts attending the symposium “Memory and Manipulation: Religion as Politics in the Balkans", agree that the war was directed from the top, and that “top-down” is the key to understanding how the war began in the region.

  2. Russia maintains its focus on gas. And everybody is fed up with Ukraine

    The Russian energy strategy for the next few years includes lofty goals. While other countries are investing 1.5 percent of their GDP in the energy sector, Russia is spending 5 percent. This was noted at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Annual Conference on Russian and Eurasian Studies.

  3. Human trafficking is likely to increase and become even more complex

    Professor Shelley was the keynote speaker at the “Human Trafficking: The Nexus Between Research and Operative Work” conference in Uppsala, Sweden on November 25, 2010. She noted that human trafficking always grows where there are large social gaps and little opportunity for poor people to improve their situation. However the organization, manifestation and methods used in the combat are culturally distinctive.

  4. Welcome to Baltic Worlds new Election coverage.

    Baltic Worlds will be commenting on the parliamentary and presidential elections taking place in countries around the Baltic Sea region and in Eastern Europe. The comments and analyses, written by researchers and in a few cases by expert journalists, present the parties, the candidates and the main issues of the election, as well as analyze the implications of the results. First out: a report from the election in Poland this summer.

  5. ICCEES Eight World Congress. Gorbachev and Perestroika

    ICCEES’ (International Council for Central and Eastern European Studies) Eight World Congress “Eurasia: Prospects for Wider Communication” took place in Stockholm, Sweden in July 2010. Host was the Swedish Society for the Study of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (Sällskapet ). Here you may read Mikhail Gorbachev´s speech, presented at the Opening Ceremony by Pavel Palazhchenko, advisor and interpreter to Mikhail Gorbachev. Also available is an essay based on Professor Archie Browns key note lecture “Gorbachev and Perestroika: a 25th Anniversary Perspective”. The Opening Ceremony and a discussion between Archie Brown, Jack Matlock, author and US ambassador in Moscow 1987‐1991 and Pavel Palazhchenko is published as video films here.

  6. Report from Helsinki. Hot feelings about Cold War

    During the Cold War each side produced propaganda which highlighted the differences between the two systems and peoples, “the others”. There were, however, also conceptions of “the other” derived from sporadic but real meetings, meetings which awoke curiosity and a willingness to establish closer relations. The Aleksanteri Institute’s ninth annual conference, “Cold War: Interactions Reconsidered”, held in Helsinki fall 2009, examined these more low-key contacts and varying interpersonal relations and attitudes.

  7. Anti-trafficking efforts. Hard to Get Results

    One result of efforts to halt trafficking is that the situation of those at risk becomes more difficult. So say NGOs and researchers. When women are sent home, they end up in a more vulnerable position – often they go back to trafficking.

  8. Combining Activism and research

    Thomas Acton describes how Romanies are always outsiders. He contends that it is impossible to be engaged in Romani Studies without also becoming part of the Romanies’ struggle.

  9. Queer in polish

    Joanna Mizelienska, lecturer in gender and queer studies, argues that it is difficult to apply queer theory in Poland. Can one speak of constructed sexual identities where gay rights are disregarded or violated?

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