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Title: Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Crime
Alternative Title(s): Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Crime e
Available From: http://www.uncjin.org/Documents/Conventions/dcatoc/final_documents_2/convention_smug_eng.pdf
http://treaties.un.org/doc/Publication/UNTS/Volume%202241/v2241.pdf
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/smuggling.html
Conclusion Date: 2000-12-15
Entry Into Force Date: 2004-01-28
Description: This Protocol supplements the Convention Against Transnational Crime (The first link above contains all 3 relevant documents (Convention and two Protocols) in .pdf and in multiple languages; the second link is a comprehensive pdf document containing the original Convention and the Protocol).

The purpose of the Protocol is to to confront the smuggling of migrants. It defines the smuggling of migrants as �the procurement, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, a financial or other material benefit, of the illegal entry of a person into a State Party of which the person is not a national or a permanent resident.� (Article 3, paragraph (a) of the Protocol).
Legal Citation: GA Res. 55/25, annex III, U.N. GAOR, 55th Sess., Supp. No. 49, at 65, UN Doc. A/45/49 (Vol. I) (2001); 40 ILM 384 (2001)
Amends: Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
EISIL Categories: Home > Individuals & Groups > Social & Political Issues
Home > International Criminal Law > Organized Crime & Corruption
Home > International Human Rights > Slavery & Slavery-Like Practices
Keywords: migrant workers
slavery & slavery-like practices
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: Conference for the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Site Administrator: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/contact-us.html


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