ECOWAS – Declaration on the Fight against Trafficking in Persons, 2001
Adopted on 21 December 2001 in Dakar, Senegal, this document defines Action Plans adopted by Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS Member States aimed at fighting against Trafficking in Persons in the sub-region.
It contains a list of measures to be adopted by Member States to prevent trafficking, to punish traffickers, and to protect the victims of such trafficking, as well as to protect their internationally recognised human rights.
This was adopted at the Twenty-Fifth Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government.
Signatories include Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cape Verde, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Liberia, Niger, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
Date of publication: 21 December 2001
Theme: ECOWAS Frameworks
Type: ECOWAS Protocol
Source: ECOWAS Library and Documentation Centre