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Smuggling and Trafficking of Human Beings in the Balkan Area

Smuggling and Trafficking of Human Beings in the Balkan Area

This video was recorded at 9th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology. The paper intends to give and overview and critical analyses of causes and recent trends in smuggling and trafficking of human beings in the Balkan area, as well as of criminal policies and mechanisms for protection of victims. First, the problems related to definitions and distinction between smuggling and trafficking will be analysed in relation to geographical position of Balkan, and attention will be drown to the scarce serious academic research in this field, as well as to overall low quality of data about victims, perpetrators and policies. Then, main contributing factors and recent trends will be explored, suggesting large parts of population being involved in smuggling and trafficking... Show More


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