Community of Latin American and Carribean States


Raetavia Gibson
United States

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Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Topic: Trafficking in Persons Delegation: Colombia Delegate: Raetavia Gibson Many types of human trafficking existed before the 1400’s, however, the 1400s marked a pivotal time when European countries began slave trading in Africa. Since then human trafficking has expanded from just labor work to sexual exploitation, organ harvesting, and domestic servitude. In 2000, the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commission (OHCHR) adopted the Palermo Protocols with the objective of preventing and combating human trafficking, foc...