Preventing Human Trafficking in the Western Balkans – A Particular Review in Albania, Kosovo and Serbia

Besim Kelmendi


Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings represents one of the major tasks today that Western Balkan countries have, because the access right of these countries to this phenomenon, can open or close your path towards the European Union. This is because most people trafficking in most cases is part of organized crime , as a condition for being part of the European Union is to prevent and combat organized crime and also trafficking of human beings . So, successful prevention also is the successful fight of human trafficking. A special importance, prevention of human trafficking, has also reports of the United States of America, which issued for each year, where the U.S. do not merely report only on U.S. territory but also for other countries in the whole world, including the Western Balkan countries and where a part of this report is devoted to the prevention of human trafficking in each of these countries and recommendations for improving the situation on the ground. The purpose of this paper is to present approaches in the Western Balkan countries to prevent human trafficking and approaches of these countries in the issuance and adapting national laws in line with European Union documents.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n2s2p61

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