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Title: United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (including the protocols on trafficking and smuggling of persons)
Date of publication: 15 November 2000
Description/subject: The Convention entered into force on 29 September 2003... Annex I: United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime... Annex II: Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime...Annex III: Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime...Myanmar accession: 30 March 2004... The UNODC page at http://www.unodc.org/unodc/crime_cicp_convention.html contains the finalized instruments; Signatures/Ratifications; Legislative guides; Background information; Conference of the Parties.
Language: English (Arabic,Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish available)
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/RES/55/25)
Format/size: pdf, html
Alternate URLs: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CTOC/index.html
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2005


Title: International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
Date of publication: 18 December 1990
Description/subject: Adopted by General Assembly resolution 45/158 of 18 December 1990; sometimes called the "1990 Convention". Entered into force 1 July 2003. Neither Burma nor the main destination countries for Burmese migrants are party to the Convention (29 States Parties as of May 2005, all sending countries)
Language: English (French and Spanish available)
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003