High School General Assembly 4
Côte d'Ivoire


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Sanjith Harsha Kumar, Delegate of Cote d’Ivoire Committee: General Assembly 4 Agenda: Improving the coordination of efforts against illegal trafficking of persons “Whereas the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.”- Preamble of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights The exploitation of one human being by another is the basest crime. And yet trafficking in persons continues to ravage the world. To truly understand the nightmare we face, we must understand its most basic elements. What is done? How it is done? And why it is done? The initial element of the trafficking in persons process is the recruitment phase. By misusing the innocence and naivety of young people who are trying to improve their future, to lead a better life. The recruitment (the entrapment) in trafficking in persons is done by using various methods, such as: false lucrative job offers, fake travel arrangements, contracting phony marriages, and even selling victims by their parents/guardians, friends, acquaintances or unknown individuals. The next element in the process of trafficking in persons is the phase of transportation or transfer of victim...