International Conventions

  1. Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, United Nations, 2000
  2. United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 2000, and the Protocols Thereto
  3. Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, 2005
  4. The Universal Declaration on Human Rights, 1948
  5. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966
  6. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966
  7. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty, 1989
  8. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966
  9. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 2008
  10. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 1965
  11. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 1979
  12. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 1999
  13. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1987
  14. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989
  15. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 1990
  16. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2006
  17. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, 1950, as amended by Protocol No. 11 with Protocol Nos. 1, 4, 6, 7, 12 and 13
  18. American Convention on Human Rights, 1969
  19. Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1988
  20. Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty, 1990
  21. African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 1981
  22. Arab Charter on Human Rights, 2004

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