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Title: Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
Alternative Title(s): Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
Available From: http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/Commun/QueVoulezVous.asp?NT=197&CM=1&CL=ENG
Conclusion Date: 2005-05-16
Description: The Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings "is a comprehensive treaty mainly focused on the protection of victims of trafficking and the safeguard of their rights. It also aims at preventing trafficking as well as prosecuting traffickers.
The Convention applies to all forms of trafficking; whether national or transnational, whether or not related to organised crime. It applies whoever the victim: women, men or children and whatever the form of exploitation: sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, etc.
The Convention provides for the setting up of an independent monitoring mechanism guaranteeing parties’ compliance with its provisions." (Summary is available from the Council of Europe web site.)
This web page provides access to the convention, status and ratification information, and an explanatory report. This treaty is not yet in force.
Legal Citation: ETS 197
EISIL Categories: Home > International Human Rights > Regional Systems > European System
Home > International Human Rights > Slavery & Slavery-Like Practices
Keywords: slavery & slavery-like practices
trafficking in persons
Language(s): English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Document Creator: Council of Europe
Treaty.Office@coe.int
Site Administrator: Council of Europe, Legal Affairs, Treaty Office
webmaster@coe.int


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