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OAS - Inter-American Observatory on Crime and Violence
DPS - Inter-American Observatory on Security - Legal Framework - International Norms

International Legal Standards related to Public Security

International Treaties - Declarations - Resolutions of the UN General Assembly - Other Documents -
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International Treaties                 
  • Transnational Organized Crime

Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
New York - 15 November 2000

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Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children
ES EN

Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air
ES EN

Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition
EN

  • Trafficking in Persons

International Agreement for the Suppression of White Slave Traffic
Paris - 18 May1904
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Protocol to the International Agreement for the Suppression of White Slave Traffic
Paris - May 4, 1910
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International Convention for the Supression of the Traffic in Women and Children
Geneva - 30 September 1931
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International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women of Full Age
Geneva - 11 October 1933
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Protocol signed at Lake Success
New York - 12 November 1947
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
New York - 18 December 1979
ES EN

Amendment of 20 (1) of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
New York - 22 December 1995
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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
New York - 6 October 1999
ES EN

Convention on the Rights of the Child
New York - 20 November 1989
ES EN

Amendment to article 43 (2) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
New York - 12 December 1995
ES EN

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child relative to the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict
New York - 25 May 2000
ES EN

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
New York - 25 May 2000
ES EN

International Convention on the Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families
New York - 18 December 1990
ES EN
     

Slavery Convention
Geneva - 25 September 1926
ES EN
              

Protocol to Amend the Slavery Convention
New York - 7 December 1953
ES EN

  • Firearms

Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, Supplementing the United Nations Conventions against Transnational Organized Crime
New York - 31 May 2001
ES EN

  • Torture and Detention

Convention against Torture or other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
New York - 10 September 1984

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Amendments to articles 17 (7) and 18 (5) of the Convention against Torture or other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
New York - 8 September 1992
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Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture or other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
New York - 18 December 2002
ES EN

  • Drugs, Narcotics

International Opium Convention
The Hague - 23 January 1912
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International Opium Convention
The Hague - 23 January 1925
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Convention for the Suppression of the Illicit Traffic in Dangerous Drugs
Geneva - 26 June 1936
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Convention for the Suppression of the Illicit Traffic in Dangerous Drugs
Geneva - 26 June 1936 and New York - 11 December 1946

Protocol Brining under International Control Drugs Outside the Scope of the Convention of 13 July 1931 for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs
Paris - 19 November 1948
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Protocol for Limiting and Regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the Production, International Wholesale Trade in, and use of Opium
New York - 23 June 1953
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Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
New York - 30 March 1961
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Protocol Amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
Geneva - 25 March 1972
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Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs as amended by the Protocol amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
New York - 8 August 1975
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Convention on Psychotropic Substances
Vienna - 21 February 1971
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United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Vienna - 20 December 1988
     
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Protocol Amending the Agreements, Conventions and Protocols on Narcotic Drugs, concluded at The Hague on 23 January 1912, at Geneva on 11 February 1925, 19 February 1925 and 13 July 1931, at Bangkok on November 27, 1931 and at Geneva on June 26, 1936
New York - 11 December 1946
ES EN

  • Corruption

United Nations Convention against Corruption
New York - 31 October 2003
ES EN

  • Desaparecidos y Rehenes

International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Dissapearance
New York - 20 December 2006
ES EN

International Convention against the Taking of Hostages
New York - 1979
ES EN

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Declarations

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women
(A/RES/48/104)
20 December 1993
EN
ES

United Nations Declaration on Crime and Public Security
New York - 28 January 1997
English Only

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Recent Resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly related to Public Security

A/RES/63/281 Climate Change and its Possible Security Implications (2008)

A/RES/63/156  Trafficking in Women and Girls

A/RES/63/155  Intensification of Efforts to Eliminate all Forms of Violence against Women

A/RES/63/113  International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World

A/RES/63/23  Promoting Development through the Reduction and Prevention of Armed Violence

A/RES/62/134 Eliminating Rape and other Forms of Sexual Violence in All Their Manifestations, including in Conflict and Related Situations

A/RES/62/133 Intensification of Efforts to Eliminate All Forms of Violence against Women

A/RES/62/132 Violence against Migrant Workers

Demás resoluciones adoptadas por la Asamblea General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas

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Other Documents

Bilateral Agreements on Extradition, Judicial / Legal Assistance, Control of Narcotic Drugs and Prisoner Transfer by Country
English Only

Compedium of United Nations Standards and Norms on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
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Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners

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Body of Principles for the Protection of all Persons under any Form of Detention or Imprisonment
ES EN

United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty
ES
EN

United Nations Standard Minimum for Non-Custodial Measures (Tokyo Rules)
EN ES

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules)

EN ES

United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (The Riyadh Guidelines)
EN ES

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