International Cooperation Needed for Niger Anti-Trafficking Law to Work

View of the Tenere Desert, Niger, Oct. 8, 2005 (photo by Flickr user Matthew Paulson, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license).
View of the Tenere Desert, Niger, Oct. 8, 2005 (photo by Flickr user Matthew Paulson, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license).
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In May, amid increased migrant flows from Africa to Europe, Niger approved a bill that will translate the United Nations protocol against the smuggling of migrants into national law. In an email interview, Oliver Kaplan, an assistant professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and associate director of the Human Trafficking Center, discussed the U.N. protocol and Niger’s efforts to implement it. WPR: What are the main provisions of the U.N. protocol against smuggling migrants? Oliver Kaplan: The U.N. protocol against smuggling migrants contains provisions for the criminalization of smuggling and the care […]

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