Press Release. Cuba deposits the Instruments of Accession to the Protocols of Trade and Traffic of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.
New York, United States, 20 June.- Oscar León González, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations Organization (UNO), deposited today, at the headquarters of the Organization the Instruments of Accession of the Republic of Cuba to the supplementary Protocols of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, known as the Palermo Convention.
The deposit ceremony took place in the venues of the UN Treaty Section in New York, where the Cuban diplomat stressed Cuba’s commitment to combating transnational crime and its permanent struggle against this scourge.
These Protocols are part of the efforts of the United Nations to develop instruments to combat transnational crime and they are designed specifically to struggle against the human trafficking – particularly women and children – the criminal networks involved in migrant smuggling and their exploitation.