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The Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings [CETS No. 197] was adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 3 May 2005 and opened for signature in Warsaw on 16 May 2005, on the occasion of the 3rd Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe member states.
Council of Europe member States which have ratified the convention: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
Belarus became the first non member state to accede to the convention on 26 November 2013.
Signatures not followed by ratification
One Council of Europe member State has signed but not yet ratified the convention: Turkey.
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Legend: Not signed, signed, ratified
For a detailed state of signatures, including information regarding reservations or declarations deposited by states parties, please consult the Council of Europe's Treaty office page on the Convention against Trafficking.