Relevant International Conventions

Trafficking in Persons Report
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
June 4, 2008
Report

Country

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress & Punish Trafficking in Persons

ILO Convention 182, Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour

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

ILO Convention 29, Forced Labour

ILO Convention 105, Abolition of Forced Labour

 

Signature

Ratification, Accession (a), or Acceptance (A)

Ratification

Signature

Ratification, Accession (a)

Signature

Ratification Accession (a)

Ratification

Ratification

Afghanistan

 

 

 

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

 

X

Albania

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Algeria

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

 

X

X

Angola

 

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Argentina

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Armenia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Australia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Austria

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Azerbaijan

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Bahamas

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Bahrain

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Bangladesh

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Barbados

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Belarus

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Belgium

X

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

X

X

Bolivia

X

X

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

X

Bosnia & Herzegovina

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brazil

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brunei

 

 

 

 

X(a)

 

 

 

 

Bulgaria

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Burkino Faso

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Burma

 

X(a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burundi

X

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

Cambodia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cameroon

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Canada

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

Central African Rep.

X

X(a)

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Chad

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Chile

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

China, People's Rep. of

 

 

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

Colombia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Congo, Dem Rep of

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Costa Rica

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cote D'Ivoire

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Croatia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cuba

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cyprus

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

Czech Republic

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Denmark

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Djibouti

 

X(a)

X

X

 

 

 

X

X

Dominican Republic

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

 

X

X

East Timor

 

 

 

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

 

 

Ecuador

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Egypt

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X

X

X

El Salvador

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Equatorial Guinea

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

 

X

X

Estonia

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Ethiopia

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Fiji

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Finland

X

X(A)

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

France

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Gabon

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Gambia, The

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Georgia

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

 

X

X

Germany

X

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

Guinea Bissau

X

X(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Guyana

 

X(a)

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Haiti

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

X

Honduras

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Hungary

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

India

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Indonesia

X

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Iran

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

X

Iraq

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Ireland

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Israel

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Italy

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Jamaica

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Japan

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Jordan

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Kazakhstan

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Kenya

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Kiribati

 

X(a)

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Korea, Rep. of

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

Kuwait

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Kyrgyz Republic

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Laos

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

 

Latvia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Lebanon

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Lesotho

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Liberia

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Libya

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Lithuania

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Luxembourg

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Macedonia, Rep. of

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Madagascar

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Malawi

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Malaysia

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

Mali

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Malta

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Mauritania

 

X(a)

X

 

X

 

 

X

X

Mauritius

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Mexico

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Moldova, Rep. of

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mongolia

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Montenegro

 

X(a)

 

X

X(a)

 

X

X

X

Morocco

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mozambique

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Nepal

 

 

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

Netherlands, The

X

X(A)

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

New Zealand

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Nicaragua

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Niger

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

Nigeria

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

North Korea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norway

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Oman

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Pakistan

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Panama

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Paraguay

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Papua New Guinea

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

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)

X

X

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

X

Senegal

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Serbia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Sierra Leone

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Singapore

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

Slovak Republic

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Slovenia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Solomon Islands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Somalia

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

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

X

Sudan

 

 

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Suriname

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Swaziland

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Sweden

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Switzerland

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Syria

X

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Tajikistan

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Tanzania

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Thailand

X

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Togo

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Tunisia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Turkey

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Turkmenistan

 

X(a)

 

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Uganda

X

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Ukraine

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

United Arab Emirates

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

United Kingdom

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

United States

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

Uruguay

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Uzbekistan

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Venezuela

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Vietnam

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Yemen

 

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Zambia

 

X(a)

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

Zimbabwe

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X