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Convention against trafficking in human organs set to enter into force with Malta’s ratification

Organ trafficking
07 November 2017
Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs will come into force after ratification by Malta on 07 November 2017. This is the fifth ratification, following those of Albania, Norway, the Republic of Moldova and the Czech Republic, and it triggers the Convention’s entry into force. These five ratifying member states will be bound by the Convention as of 01 March 2018.

Map: Signatures and ratifications of the Convention againt Trafficking in Human Organs

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