Glossary of Acronyms

Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 12, 2007

NGO - Non-Governmental Organization
IOM - International Organization for Migration
ILO - International Labour Organization
ILO-IPEC - International Labour Organization, International Program for the Elimination of Child Labour
UN - United Nations
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNHRC - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNDP - United Nations Development Program
UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
ECPAT - End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
EU - European Union
OSCE - Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States
OAS - Organization of American States
2000 UN TIP Protocol - Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime