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International, Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations Combating Trafficking in Persons


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Framework Documents
Relevant to TIP

TIP Focal Point
United Nations
www.un.org
www.unodc.org
www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/chr/special/themes.htm
www.ungift.org/knowledgehub/
Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (A/RES/55/25) (2000)

United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons
(A/RES/64/293) (2010)

Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children
Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
African Union (AU)
www.au.int/

Ouagadougou Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children (2006)
(Being updated for 2011-2013)

N/A

Association of Southeast Nations
(ASEAN)

www.aseansec.org
www.aseansec.org/4966.htm

ASEAN Declaration Against Trafficking
in Persons, Particularly Women and
Children (2004)

ASEAN Trafficking in Persons Handbook
on International Cooperation (2010)

N/A
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
www.cis.minsk.by/
www.cis.minsk.by/page.php?id=18806
(in Russian only)
Agreement on the Cooperation of the CIS Member States in Combating Trafficking in Persons, Human Organs and Tissues (2005)
Programme of Cooperation of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States in combating Human Trafficking (2011-2013)
N/A
Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative against Trafficking (COMMIT)
www.no-trafficking.org/index.html
COMMIT Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation Against Trafficking in Greater Mekong Sub-Region (2004)
Second COMMIT Sub-Regional Plan of Action (2008-2010)
UN Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP)
Council of Europe (COE)
www.coe.int
www.coe.int/t/dghl/monitoring/trafficking/default_en.asp
COE Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (2005) Group of Experts on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
www.ecowas.int
Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
www.ceeac-eccas.org/
Declaration on the Fight against Trafficking in Persons (2001)
ECOWAS Initial Plan of Action against Trafficking in Persons (2002-2003), extended until 2011

Joint ECOWAS/ECCAS Regional Plan
of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children
(2006-2008)

Anti-Trafficking Unit
European Union (EU)
http://ec.europa.eu/anti-trafficking/index.action
Brussels Declaration on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (2002)

Directive on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and
Protecting Victims (2011)

European Commission Anti-Trafficking Coordinator
International Labour Organization (ILO)
www.ilo.org
ILO Convention No. 29 on Forced Labour
ILO Convention No. 105 on Abolition of Forced Labour
ILO Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour
N/A
League of Arab States (LAS)
www.arableagueonline.org/las/index.jsp
(in Arabic only)
Arab Framework Act on Combating Trafficking in Persons (2008)
Arab Initiative to Combat Trafficking in Persons (2010)
N/A
Organization of American States (OAS)
www.oas.org/en/default.asp
www.oas.org/dsp/english/cpo_trata.asp

Work Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Western Hemisphere 2010-2012
[AG/RES. 2551 (XL-O/10)]

Coordinator Against Trafficking
in Persons

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
www.osce.org/
www.osce.org/cthb
OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings (2003)
Platform for Action Against Human Trafficking (2007)

Special Representative and
Co-ordinator on Trafficking in
Human Beings

Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) (Puebla Group)
www.rcmvs.org/

Regional Conference on Migration Plan
of Action

N/A
Southern African Development Community (SADC)
www.sadc.int/
www.sadc.int/index/browse/page/531
SADC Regional Plan of Action on Trafficking in Persons (2009-2019) N/A
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
www.saarc-sec.org/
SAARC Convention on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Women and Children for Prostitution (2002) Regional Task Force



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