Glossary of Abbreviations

Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Report

ASEAN

 

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ECCAS

 

Economic Community of Central African States

ECOWAS

 

Economic Community of West African States

EU

 

European Union

EUROPOL

 

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation

GRETA

 

Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

IDP

 

Internally displaced person

ILO

 

International Labour Organization

ILO-IPEC

 

International Labour Organization, International Program for the Elimination of Child Labour

INTERPOL

 

International Criminal Police Organization

IOM

 

International Organization for Migration

ISIS

 

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

LGBTI

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex

NGO

 

Nongovernmental organization

OAS

 

Organization of American States

OSCE

 

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

UN

 

United Nations

UNDP

 

United Nations Development Programme

UNHCR

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

 

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNODC

 

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UN WOMEN

 

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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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