Glossaries of terms of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols

Convention    -      Firearms Protocol     -      Smuggling of Migrants Protocol      -     Trafficking in Persons Protocol

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Related databases

Please also visit the below databases that are specialized on specific crime types and topics


UNODC cybercrime repository


Human trafficking

UNODC human trafficking case law database


Smuggling of migrants

UNODC smuggling of migrants knowledge portal


Drug control

UNODC Drug Control Repository aimed at facilitating the dissemination of information regarding the implementation of the International Drug Control Conventions


TRACK - "Tools and Resources for Anti-Corruption Knowledge", a central platform of anti-corruption and asset recovery information


Money laundering

Anti-Money Laundering International Database (AMLID)The International Money Laundering Information Network (IMoLIN)


Trafficking in and the protection of cultural property

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws


ICRC Database on National Implementation of IHL


Wildlife, forest and fisheries crime



UNODC Global eLearning Programme

The UNODC training courses address current security and human threats such as transnational organized crime, illicit drugs, human trafficking, and smuggling of migrants, as well as issues pertaining to border and container control, forensics and laboratories, controlled deliveries, security and travel documents, intelligence, HIV/AIDS, and human rights.



Access to European Union Law



Association of the Councils of State and Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions of the European Union


PROTON project: Shedding light on criminal organisations with social and computer sciences

PROTON project aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences.