Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Group of the Conference of the Parties, established in accordance with resolution 9/1

Second session, 13-15 July 2020

In its resolution 9/1, entitled "Establishment of the Mechanism for the Review of the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime requested UNODC to convene, within existing resources, at least one meeting of an open-ended intergovernmental  expert  group  for  the  purpose  of  finalizing  and harmonizing, as necessary, the self-assessment questionnaires and preparing the guidelines for conducting the country reviews and a blueprint for the lists of observations.

The first session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Group of the Conference of the Parties, established in accordance with resolution 9/1, met from 9 to 11 October 2019 in Vienna, Austria and its outcome is to be submitted to the Conference for its consideration at its tenth session.

The second session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Group of the Conference of the Parties, established in accordance with resolution 9/1, will meet from 13 to 15 July 2020.