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A United Nations (UN) protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, supplementing the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols .


Palermo Protocol


  • BG: Протоколът от Палермо
  • CS: Palermská úmluva
  • DE: Palermo-Protokoll
  • EL: Πρωτόκολλο του Παλέρμο
  • EN: Palermo Protocol
  • ES: Protocolo de Palermo
  • ET: Palermo protokoll
  • FI: Palermon pöytäkirja
  • FR: Protocole de Palerme
  • GA: Prótacal Palermo
  • HU: Palermói Jegyzőkönyv
  • IT: Protocollo di Palermo
  • LT: Palermo protokolas
  • LV: Palermo protokols
  • MT: Protokoll (Il-) ta’ Palermo
  • NL: Protocol van Palermo
  • PL: Protokół z Palermo
  • PT: Protocolo de Palermo
  • RO: Protocolul de la Palermo
  • SK: Palermský protokol
  • SL: Palermski protokol
  • SV: Palermoprotokollet
  • NO: Palermo-protokollen
  • KA: პალერმოს ოქმი
  • UK: Палермський протокол
  • KA: გარკვეული სოციალური ჯგუფი 
  • UK: певна соціальна група

Related Term(s)


1. The Protocol was adopted in Palermo, Italy in November 2000.
2. It is one of three protocols supplementing the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The other two are:
- Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air (Smuggling Protocol)
- Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition (Firearms Protocol)