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Legislative Support

As part of its Regional Strategy to Combat Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants, UNODC organized a consultation workshop from 14 to 18 May, in Bamako. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Justice, the National Coordinating Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and Related Practices, the Legal Drafting Committee, EUCAP Sahel and...

UNODC has partnered with the G5 Sahel since its inception to fight terrorism and transnational organized crime, which repeatedly weaken governments' development efforts in the region. It has supported the G5 Sahel Secretariat in drafting the legal framework of its Security Cooperation Platform (PCMS, in French Plateforme de Cooperation en Matière...

Mali remains at the heart of the crisis affecting the Sahel region since the fall of the Libyan regime in 2011 and the Tuareg rebellion of 2012. This country faces a difficult humanitarian and security situation since these events, which facilitated the expansion of criminal activities such as drug trafficking, among others.

Access to justice is fundamental to the protection of human rights. Indeed, as recognized by several international instruments, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, when a person's fundamental rights to liberty and life are put at risk by the State, that person has a right to...

A fair, effective and efficient justice is a justice that respects the fundamental rights of victims and witnesses in the same way it respects those of suspects and offenders. It must focus on the prevention of victimization, protect and assist victims and witnesses, and treat them with compassion while respecting their dignity. Moreover, victims...

Mali has been faced with a delicate humanitarian and security situation throughout recent years. Following the political crisis that struck the northern part of the territory in 2012, Malian authorities and the international community established a number of cooperative efforts aiming to restore peace and security in the country.

On 25-26 March 2015, a technical workshop was held in N'Djamena, Chad, to validate the draft law on the fight against human trafficking in the country. Like other countries in Central Africa, human trafficking has become a concern for the Republic of Chad, considered an area of ​​origin, transit and destination for victims of this form of...