Expert Consultation on Child Trafficking

Key resources

©UNICEF IRC /2008 - Left - Right: Lena Karlsson, UNICEF IRC; Nevena Vuckovic Sahovic, Committee on the Rights of the Child; Marta Santos Pais, UNICEF IRC; Athanassia Sykiotou,  Democretus University of Thrace


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The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the papers presented below are entirely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies or the views of UNICEF.



Documents

Regional standards

  • Council of Europe: Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.

  • Council of Europe: Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse.

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation: Convention on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Women and Children for Prostitution.

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation: Convention on Regional Arrangements for the Promotion of Child Welfare in South Asia.

International standards

  • International Labour Organization: Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention. No. 182. 1999.

  • United Nations: Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • United Nations: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict.

  • United Nations: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.

  • United Nations: Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.

International guidelines and recommendations

  • The Yokohama Global Commitment 2001. Adopted at: Second World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children,

  • United Nations Children’s Fund: Guidelines on the Protection of Child Victims of Trafficking. Provisional Version

  • United Nations Economic and Social Council: Stockholm Declaration and Agenda for Action

  • United Nations: Guidelines on Justice Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime.

Reports and studies

  • Child Trafficking in Europe: A Broad Vision to Put Children First

  • Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation and other Exploitative Purposes

  • Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children, in Africa