Palermo Convention | TOC Convention | UNTOC | United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime
SAINMHÍNIÚ The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, which entered into force in September 2003, is the main international instrument to counter organized crime. The Convention commits states to introduce a range of measures, including the creation of domestic criminal offences to counter the problem; the adoption of new frameworks for mutual legal assistance; extradition; law enforcement cooperation; technical assistance and training. TAGAIRT UNODC, http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/organized-crime/index.html [18.01.2010]
NÓTA Signed in Palermo in December 2000, then in New York. It has three additional protocols: on trafficking in persons [IATE:913809 ], on the smuggling of migrants [IATE:915401 ]and on firearms [IATE:915267 ].