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UNODC Global Study on the Smuggling of Migrants 2018

The first UNODC Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants shows that migrant smuggling routes affect every part of the world. The study is based on an extensive review of existing data and literature. It presents detailed information about key smuggling routes, such as the magnitude, the profiles of smugglers and smuggled migrants, the modus operandi of smugglers and the risks that smuggled migrants face.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Target Audience
General Public
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
Regional Review Process
Smuggling of migrants

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