Relevant International Conventions


Country

UN 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

ILO
Convention 29, Forced Labour

ILO
Convention 105, Abolition of Forced Labour

 

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Afghanistan

   

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

 

X

Albania

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Algeria

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Angola

   

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Antigua & Barbuda

 

X

X

X

X

   

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

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

Botswana

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Brazil

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Brunei

   

X

 

X(a)

       

Bulgaria

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Burkino Faso

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Burma

 

X(a)

         

X

 

Burundi

X

 

X

 

X(a)

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(a)

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Chad

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Chile

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

China (PRC)

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

Colombia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Comoros

   

X

 

X(a)

   

X

X

Congo, Rep. of

X

 

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Congo (DRC)

 

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

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

X

X

X

Dominican Republic

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

 

X

X

Ecuador

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Egypt

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

El Salvador

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Equatorial Guinea

X

X

X

 

X(a)

   

X

X

Eritrea

       

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Estonia

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Ethiopia

   

X

   

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(a)

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Gambia, The

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Georgia

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Germany

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Ghana

   

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Greece

X

X

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

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

Guyana

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Haiti

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Honduras

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Hungary

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Iceland

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

India

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Indonesia

X

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

X

Iran

   

X

 

X(a)

X

 

X

X

Iraq

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Ireland

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Israel

X

X

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(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Kazakhstan

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Kenya

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Kiribati

 

X(a)

X

       

X

X

Korea (DPRK)

                 

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

X

Macedonia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Madagascar

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Malawi

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Malaysia

 

X(a)

X

       

X

 

Maldives, The

     

X

X

X

X

   

Mali

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Malta

X

X

X

X

X(a)

X

X

X

X

Marshall Islands

                 

Mauritania

 

X(a)

X

 

X

   

X

X

Mauritius

 

X(a)

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Mexico

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Micronesia (FSM)

     

X

 

X

     

Moldova

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mongolia

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Montenegro

 

X(a)

X

X

X(a)

 

X

X

X

Morocco

 

X(a)

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mozambique

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Namibia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Nepal

   

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Netherlands, The

X

X(A)

X

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

X

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

Palau

                 

Panama

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Papau New Guinea

   

X

       

X

X

Paraguay

X

X

X

X

X

X

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(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Romania

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Russia

X

X

X

   

X

X

X

X

Rwanda

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

St. Lucia

   

X

       

X

X

St. Vincent & the Gren.

X

X

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

X

Saudi Arabia

X

X

X

 

X(a)

   

X

X

Senegal

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Serbia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Seychelles

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Sierra Leone

X

   

X

X

X

X

X

X

Singapore

   

X

   

X

X

X

 

Slovak Republic

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Slovenia

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Somalia

         

X

 

X

X

Solomon Islands

     

X

 

X

 

X

 

South Africa

X

X

X

 

X(a)

X

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

 

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

Timor-Leste

 

X(a)

X

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

X

 

Togo

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Tonga

                 

Trinidad & Tobago

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

 

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(a)

X

       

X

X

United Kingdom

X

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

 

X(a)

 

X(a)

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

 

X

X

Zimbabwe

   

X

       

X

X