ARTICLE 1 PURPOSES OF THE CONVENTION
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This chapter provides commentary on Article 1 of the CoE Convention against Trafficking, which deals with the purposes of the Convention. Article 1 gives an overview of the structure of the Convention and serves, to a certain extent, as a table of contents for the Chapters of the Convention. It begins with a short introduction, generally providing an overview of the main issues covered by the chapter. It then reviews the drafting history or preparatory work of the provision; provides a comparative analysis of this provision in the context of other international or regional legal instruments focused on human trafficking; and finally discusses issues of interpretation.

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