Working groups and expert groups of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Standing open-ended intergovernmental working group on improving the governance and financial situation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
In 2009, a standing open-ended intergovernmental working group was established to discuss and formulate recommendations on how to improve the governance structure and financial situation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. It is a common working group of both the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime prevention and Criminal Justice.
Open-ended intergovernmental expert group to conduct a comprehensive study on the problem of cybercrime
The open-ended intergovernmental expert group was established in order to conduct a comprehensive study of the problem of cybercrime and responses to it, following a request made by Member States at the Twelfth United Nations Congress on Criminal Prevention and Criminal Justice in 2010 . At its first meeting, held in January 2011, the expert group considered the scope, different topics and the methodology of the study. The second meeting will be held in February 2013.
The open-ended intergovernmental expert group was established by the Economic and Social Council in order to make recommendations on protection against trafficking in cultural property, including ways of making the model treaty for the prevention of crimes that infringe on the cultural heritage of peoples in the form of movable property more effective. Its first meeting, was held in November 2009. Its second meeting will be held in June 2012.
Open-ended intergovernmental expert group meeting on civilian private security services: their role, oversight and contribution to crime prevention and community safety (12-14 October 2011)
Open-ended Intergovernmental expert group meeting on strengthening access to legal aid in criminal justice systems (16-18 November 2011)