University General Assembly 2


Fernando Vazquez

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Human Trafficking Switzerland

The modern form of slavery, that is the real name of this phenomenon affecting thousands of people even to this day. Human trafficking is a global problem, one that has intensified over the last 20 years as globalisation has increased. This issue is relevant and importan to the international community, primarily because no country is safe from this form of violation of the human rights. The international community has expressed its commitemment to fight against international crime and erradicating human trafficking through various actions. With the signing of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime in Palermo, Italy, in December 2000, the international community demonstrated the political will to answer a global challenge with a global response. The first international agreement to define human trafficking fe...