Community of Latin American and Carribean States


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Honorable Chair and Fellow Delegates,

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime defines human trafficking as "recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion...for the purpose of exploitation". Brazil is the 2nd largest nation for human trafficking in the world. Latin America has been proved to be a "source region" of human trafficking, and victims are often taken to America and even Europe. Brazil is not only a source but a transit country and a destination cou...