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Drugs are often transported across Libya alongside migrants packed into 4x4 vehicles such as this one heading north from Agadez, Niger, on June 4, 2018. (Jerome Delay/AP)

Online Event

Drug Trafficking and Use in Libya and North Africa

Friday, August 14 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Join USIP and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) for a presentation of recently published research on drug issues in the region. USIP experts will discuss their research on drug trafficking and consumption in Libya, while GI-TOC experts will analyze trends in the Maghreb as a whole.