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  • The EU Migration Crisis and Moral Obligations

    septembre 4, 2015

    The European Union is currently coping with the world’s biggest migrant crisis since World War II. A record number of 107,500 migrants reached the EU’s borders last month.Large numbers of desparate migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa are trying to enter the European Union every day. Apart from this there are also many illegal immigrants who have entered the EU undetected. A conserable number of them have died during their attempt. According to a report of the UNHCR, around 2500 migrants who were trying to reach and enter the European Union have died or gone missing in the past year.

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  • Human Trafficking: Prevention, Prosecution and Protection under International Law

    août 7, 2015

    Despite restrictions and obligations under international law, it is estimated that $31.6 billion is illegally profiteered each year from human trafficking and forced labour of over 27 million people. Human trafficking or trafficking in persons is defined in the 2000 Palermo Protocol as “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring, or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”

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  • New Publication: La criminalité en mer = Crimes at Sea

    septembre 9, 2014

    The Centre for Studies and Research of the Hague Academy devoted its Session in 2012 to the issue of ‘Criminal Acts at Sea’. The present volume includes some of the outstanding products of their work. The chapters in this volume underscore the common challenges in international co-operation at the level with respect to crimes at sea identify a number of the potential shortcomings of the applicable international law.
     New Publication: La criminalité en mer = Crimes at sea

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  • Human Trafficking - Research Guide International Law

    Traite des personnes

    Chaque année, des centaines d’hommes, de femmes et d’enfants tombent entre les mains de trafiquants, dans leur propre pays ou à l’étranger. Les universitaires et les organisations internationales, y compris au sein du système des Nations Unies, ont abordé la traite des êtres humains selon des angles différents, selon qu’ils le voyaient comme une forme […]

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