Working Group on Firearms

Vienna, 21 to 22 May 2012

In its resolution 5/4, entitled "Illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts and components and ammunition", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime decided to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group on firearms, in accordance with article 32, paragraph 3, of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and rule 2, paragraph 2, of the rules of procedure for the Conference, to be chaired by a member of the Bureau of the Conference, to advise and assist the Conference in the implementation of its mandate with regard to the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.

The first meeting of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on firearms took place from 21 to 22 May 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

Meeting documentation

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CTOC/COP/WG.6/2012/INF/1/Rev.1

List of Participants

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CTOC/COP/WG.6/2012/1

Provisional agenda and annotations

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CTOC/COP/WG.6/2012/2*

Activities of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to promote and support the ratification and implementation of the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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CTOC/COP/WG.6/2012/3

Good practices, gaps and challenges in countering the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts and components and ammunition, and measures to facilitate the implementation of the Firearms Protocol

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CTOC/COP/WG.6/2012/4

Report of the Working Group on Firearms

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