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Draft Programme of Action for the Prevention of Traffic in Persons and the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others.

Publisher UN Commission on Human Rights
Author UN Commission on Human Rights (48th sess. : 1992 : Geneva)
Publication Date 28 February 1992
Citation / Document Symbol E/CN.4/RES/1992/36
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Cite as UN Commission on Human Rights, Draft Programme of Action for the Prevention of Traffic in Persons and the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others., 28 February 1992, E/CN.4/RES/1992/36, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f0ba78.html [accessed 24 July 2014]

1992/36.
Draft programme of action for the Prevention of traffic in persons and the exploitation of the prostitution of others

The Commission on Human Rights,

Having examined the report of the Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery on its sixteenth session (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/41 and Corr.1) submitted to the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its forty-third session,

Having taken note with deep anxiety of the information contained in this report relating to the worldwide phenomenon of the traffic in persons and the exploitation of the prostitution of others,

Recalling Economic and Social Council resolution 1983/30 of 26 May 1983, entitled "Suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others", and subsequent resolutions of the Council on this subject,

Gravely concerned about the consequences of these practices for their victims,

Having examined the various elements of the draft programme of action for the prevention of traffic in persons and the exploitation of the prostitution of others (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/41, annex I), endorsed by the Sub-Commission in its resolution 1991/37 of 29 August 1991,

1. Endorses the views expressed by the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities in its resolution 1991/37 on it being desirable to launch a concerted programme of action for the prevention of traffic in persons and the exploitation of the prostitution of others;

2. Decides to transmit the draft programme of action for the prevention of traffic in persons and the exploitation of the prostitution of others to Governments, specialized agencies, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations, for their comments;

3. Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the Commission at its forty-ninth session a report containing a summary of the comments received;

4. Decides to examine, at its forty-ninth session, the draft programme of action and the report of the Secretary-General.

48th meeting
28 February 1992
[Adopted without a vote. See chap. XVII.]

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