The SHERLOC portal is an initiative to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding the implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its three Protocols.
A comprehensive case law database that allows you to see how Member States are tackling organized crime cases in their courts.
An electronic repository of laws relevant to the requirements of the organized Crime Convention and the protocols thereto. Most of the legislation included in this database has been enacted specifically to counter the relevant crime type, including trafficking in persons. For more information click here for the Database of Legislation powered by UNODC Sherloc.
Directory of competent national authorities that have been designated to receive, respond and process requests pertaining to mutual legal assistance, extradition and transfer of sentenced prisoners, smuggling of migrants and trafficking in firearms.
An annotated bibliography providing a synopsis of key articles that are search-able by countries, research methods and keywords. The database is under development and currently includes research on migrant smuggling.
The portal was made possible through the generous support of the governments of Australia and the French Republic.
DISCLAIMER: "The designations employed and the presentation of material in this web site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city, area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries."
*The State of Palestine and the Holy See are non-Member Observer States of the United Nations. Cook Islands is not a UN Member State, but included as Party to the United Nations Conventions against Transnational Organized Crime.