- Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
The Convention against Transnational Organized Crime is a United Nations-sponsored multilateral treaty against transnational organized crime, adopted in 2000. It is also called the Palermo Convention, and its tree protocols (the Palermo Protocols) are:
- Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children; and
- Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air.
- Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing and Trafficking in Firearms
All four of these instruments contain elements of the current international law on human trafficking,arms trafficking and money laundering. The convention and the protocols fall under the jurisdiction of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
- United Nations Convention against Corruption
- International Criminal Police Organization
- ^ "UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME AND THE PROTOCOLS THERETO" (PDF). UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME. 2004. p. V. http://www.unodc.org/documents/treaties/UNTOC/Publications/TOC%20Convention/TOCebook-e.pdf. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
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