trafficking and exploitation

Prevention of human trafficking in Albania (TIP 2019)

The government increased efforts to prevent trafficking. The government adopted the 2018-2020 national action plan. Observers reported ONAC coordinated anti-trafficking efforts but faced internal and external challenges. The government maintained a multi-disciplinary working group and […]

trafficking and exploitation

Protection against human trafficking in Albania (TIP 2019)

The government maintained victim protection efforts. The government and NGOs identified 95 official and potential victims (105 in 2017). The government could not provide details about the type of exploitation for all official and potential […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prosecution of human trafficking in Albania (TIP 2019)

The government decreased law enforcement efforts. Articles 110(a) and 128(b) of the criminal code criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of eight to 15 years’ imprisonment for a trafficking offense involving an […]

trafficking and exploitation

Albania’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit domestic and foreign victims in Albania, and traffickers exploit victims from Albania abroad. Albanian women and children are subject to sex trafficking and forced labor […]

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Albania TIER ranking: TIER 2 (TIP 2019)

The Government of Albania does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]