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International Framework for Action To Implement the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol

The purpose of the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol is to “prevent and combat the smuggling of migrants, as well as to promote cooperation among States Parties to that end, while protecting the rights of smuggled migrants” (article 2). In other words, the Protocol sets out to promote cooperation to target criminal smugglers and protect those they smuggle. 

Date of Publication
Target Audience
Civil Society
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
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Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
GCM Objectives
Cross Cutting Theme
Keywords
Smuggling of migrants
Status
Published

International Framework for Action To Implement the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol

The purpose of the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol is to “prevent and combat the smuggling of migrants, as well as to promote cooperation among States Parties to that end, while protecting the rights of smuggled migrants” (article 2). In other words, the Protocol sets out to promote cooperation to target criminal smugglers and protect those they smuggle. 


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