EU: Commission proposals for EC participation in UN Convention and Protocols on transnational crime, "smuggling" of migrants and trafficking


The European Commission has published three proposed Council Decisions plus explanatory notes for the EU's participation in the UN Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime plus the Protocols on Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air and to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women And Children.

Here are the links to the three proposed Decisions and their explanatory notes:

1. Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime:

a. Proposed Council Decision: COM (2003) 512-1: Word version pdf version
b. 2003/0195/CNS 1/3: Explanatory Note (html)

2. Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime:

a. COM (2003) 512-2: Word version  pdf version
b. 2003/0196/CNS 2/3: Explanatory Note (html)

3. Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women And Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime:

a. COM (2003) 512-3: Word version  pdf version
b. 2003/0197/CNS 3/3: Explanatory Note (html)


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