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Glossary of Acronyms


ECCASEconomic Community of Central African States
ECOWASEconomic Community of West African States
ECPATEnd Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
EUEuropean Union
ILOInternational Labour Organization
ILO-IPECInternational Labour Organization, International Program for the
Elimination of Child Labour
INTERPOLInternational Criminal Police Organization
IOMInternational Organization for Migration
NGONon-Governmental Organization
OASOrganization of American States
OSCEOrganization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
UNUnited Nations
UNDPUnited Nations Development Program
UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEFUnited Nations Children’s Fund
UNIFEMUnited Nations Development Fund for Women
UNODCUnited Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
2000 UN TIP Protocol (Palermo Protocol)Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime


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