Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 3, 2005
Report

RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS*

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Country

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress & Punish Trafficking in Persons

ILO Convention 182, Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labor

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Armed Conflict

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Signature

Ratification,
Accession (a)

Ratification

Signature

Ratification,
Accession (a)

Signature

Ratification,
Accession (a)

Signature

Ratification,
Accession (a)

Afghanistan

X (a)

X (a)

X

X (a)

Albania

X

X

X

X (a)

Algeria

X

X

X

X (a)

Angola

X

X (a)

X (a)

Argentina

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Armenia

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Australia

X

X

X

X

X

Austria

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Azerbaijan

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Bahrain

X (a)

X

X (a)

X (a)

X (a)

Bangladesh

X

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Belarus

X

X

X

X (a)

X

X

Belgium

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Belize

X (a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Benin

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Bolivia

X

X

X

X

X (a)

X

X

Bosnia & Herzegovina

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brazil

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Bulgaria

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Burkina Faso

X

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Burma

X (a)

X (a)

Burundi

X

X

X

X

X

Cambodia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Cameroon

X

X

X

X

X

X

Canada

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Chad

X

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Chile

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

China, People's Rep. of

X

X

X

X

X

X

Colombia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Congo, Dem. Rep. of the

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Congo, Rep. of

X

X

X

Costa Rica

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

C�te d'Ivoire

X

X

X

Croatia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cuba

X

X

X

X

X

Cyprus

X

X

X

X

X (a)

Czech Republic

X

X

X

X

X

X

Denmark

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X
Djibouti
X (a)
X
X (a)
Dominican Republic
X
X
X
X
X
East Timor
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Ecuador
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Egypt
X
X
X
X (a)
X
X
El Salvador
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Equatorial Guinea
X
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
Estonia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Ethiopia
X
X
X
Finland
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
France
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Gabon
X
X
X
X
X
Gambia, The
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Georgia
X
X
X (a)
Germany
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Ghana
X
X
X
X
X
Greece
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Guatemala
X (a)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Guinea
X (a)
X
X
X
Guyana
X (a)
X
X
X
Haiti
X
X
X
X
X
Honduras
X
X (a)
X (a)
X
X
Hungary
X
X
X
X
X
X
India
X
X
X
X
Indonesia
X
X
X
X
X
X
Iran
X
Iraq
X
X (a)
Israel
X
X
X
X
X
X
Italy
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Jamaica
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Japan
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Jordan
X
X
X
X
X
Kazakhstan
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Kenya
X (a)
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Korea, Rep. of
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Kuwait
X
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Kyrgyz Republic
X
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Laos
X (a)
X
X
Latvia
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Lebanon
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Liberia
X (a)
X
X
X
X (a)
Libya
X
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Lithuania
X
X
X
X (a)
X
X
X (a)
Macedonia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Madagascar
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Malawi
X (a)
X
X
X
X (a)
Malaysia
X
X (a)
Mali
X
X
X
X (a)
X
X
X
X
Malta
X
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Mauritania
X
X (a)
Mauritius
X (a)
X
X
X
X (a)
Mexico
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Moldova, Republic of
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Mongolia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Morocco
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Mozambique
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Nepal
X
X
X
X
X
Netherlands, The
X
X
X
X
X
X
New Zealand
X
X
X
X
X
X
Nicaragua
X (a)
X
X (a)
X (a)
X
X
Niger
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Nigeria
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
North Korea
X (a)
Norway
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Oman
X
X (a)
X (a)
Pakistan
X
X
X
X (a)
Panama
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Paraguay
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Peru
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Philippines
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Poland
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Portugal
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Qatar
X
X (a)
X (a)
Romania
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Russia
X
X
X
X
X
X
Rwanda
X
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X
X
Saudi Arabia
X
X
X
X
Senegal
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Serbia & Montenegro
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Sierra Leone
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Singapore
X
X
X (a)
Slovak Republic
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Slovenia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Somalia
South Africa
X
X
X
X (a)
X
X
X
Spain
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Sri Lanka
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Sudan
X
X (a)
X
Suriname
X
X
X (a)
Sweden
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Switzerland
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Syria
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Tajikistan
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
X (a)
Tanzania
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X
X
Thailand
X
X
X (a)
Togo
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Tunisia
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Turkey
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X (a)
Uganda
X
X
X (a)
X (a)
X
X
Ukraine
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
United Arab Emirates
X
X (a)
United Kingdom
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Uruguay
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Uzbekistan
X
X (a)
Venezuela
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Vietnam
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Yemen
X
X (a)
X (a)
Zambia
X (a)
X
X
X
Zimbabwe
X
X (a)

* Ratification determined when State deposits ratification instruments at the international organization.

[This is a mobile copy of VIII. International Conventions--Matrix]