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Relevant International Conventions*


Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 11, 2003
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Protocol to Prevent, Suppress & Punish
Trafficking in Persons 

ILO Convention 182, Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labor

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children 

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Armed Conflict 

 

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Accession (a)

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Albania
X
X
X
 
 
 
 
Angola
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Armenia
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
Austria
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Bahrain
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Bangladesh
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
Belarus
X
 
X
 
X (a)
 
 
Belgium
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Belize
 
 
X
X
 
X
 
Benin
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Bolivia
X
 
 
X
 
 
 
Bosnia & Herzegovina
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Brazil
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Brunei
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bulgaria
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Burkina Faso
X
X
X
X
 
X
 
Burma
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Burundi
X
 
X
 
 
X
 
Cambodia
X
 
 
X
X
X
 
Cameroon
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Canada
X
X
X
X
 
X
X
China, People's Rep. of
 
 
X
X
X
X
 
Colombia
X
 
 
X
 
X
 
Congo, Dem. Rep. Of the
 
 
X
 
X
X
X
Costa Rica
X
 
X
X
X
X
X
C�te D'Ivoire
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Croatia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Cuba
 
 
 
X
X
X
 
Czech Republic
X
 
X
 
 
X
X
Denmark
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Dominican Republic
X
 
X
 
 
X
 
El Salvador
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Equatorial Guinea
X
X
X
 
X (a)
 
 
Estonia
X
 
X
  
 
 
 
Ethiopia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finland
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
France
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Gabon
 
 
X
X
 
X
 
Gambia, The
X
X
X
X
 
X
 
Georgia
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
Germany
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Ghana
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Greece
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Guatemala
 
  
X
X
X
X
X
Haiti
X
 
 
X
 
X
 
Honduras
 
 
X
 
X (a)
 
X (a)
Hungary
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
India
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indonesia
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Israel
X
 
 
X
 
X
 
Italy
X
 
X
X
X
X
X
Jamaica
X
 
 
X
 
X
X
Japan
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Kazakhstan
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
Kenya
 
 
X
X
 
X
X
Korea,
Rep. Of
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Kuwait
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Kyrgyz Republic
X
 
 
 
X (a)
 
 
Laos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Latvia
X
 
 
X
 
X
 
Lebanon
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Liberia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lithuania
X
 
 
 
 
X
X
Macedonia (fYROM)
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Malawi
 
 
X
X
 
X
 
Malaysia
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Mali
X
X
X
 
X (a)
X
X
Mauritius
 
 
X
X
 
X
Mexico
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Moldova, Republic of
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Morocco
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
Mozambique
X
 
 
 
X (a)
 
 
Nepal
 
 
X
X
 
X
 
Netherlands, The
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Nicaragua
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Niger
X
 
X
X
 
 
 
Nigeria
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
North Korea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
X
 
X
X
X
X
 
Pakistan
 
 
X
X
 
X
 
Philippines
X
X
X
X
 
X
  
Poland
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Portugal
X
 
X
X
X
X
 
Qatar
 
 
X
 
X (a)
 
X (a)
Romania
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Russia
X
 
X
 
 
X
 
Rwanda
X
 
X
 
X (a)
 
X (a)
Saudi Arabia
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
Senegal
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Serbia & Montenegro
X
X
 
X
X
X
X
Sierra Leone
X
 
 
X
X
X
X
Slovak Republic
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Slovenia
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
South Africa
X
 
X
 
 
X
 
Spain
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Sri Lanka
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Sudan
 
 
X
 
 
X
 
Suriname
 
 
 
X
 
X
 
Sweden
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Switzerland
X
 
X
X
 
X
X
Tajikistan
 
X (a)
 
 
X (a)
 
X (a)
Tanzania
X
 
X
 
X(a)
 
 
Thailand
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
Togo
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Turkey
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Uganda
X
 
X
 
X
 
X (a)
Ukraine
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
United Arab Emirates
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
United Kingdom
X
 
X
X
 
X
 
Uzbekistan
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela
X
X
 
X
X
X
 
Vietnam
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
Zambia
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Zimbabwe
 
 
X
 
 
 
 

* Ratification determined when State deposits ratification instruments at the international organization



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