Working Group on Firearms

Vienna, 8-10 May 2017

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 its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference decided, inter alia, that the Working Group on Firearms will be a constant element of the Conference of the Parties, forwarding its reports and recommendations to the Conference, and encouraged the working group to consider meeting on an annual basis, as needed. 

The fifth session of the Working Group on Firearms was held from 8 to 10 May 2017 in Vienna, Austria.

Meeting documentation 

Document symbol Topic Available languages

 

 Information note for participants

English - French - Spanish
CTOC/COP/WG.6/2017/1

 Annotated provisional agenda

Available Languages  
CTOC/COP/WG.6/2017/INF/1/REV.1  List of Participants English
CTOC/COP/WG.6/2017/2 Draft questionnaire for the review of the implementation of the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, in accordance with resolution 8/2 of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime A - C - E - F - R - S
CTOC/COP/WG.6/2017/3

Contribution of the Firearms Protocol in supporting the achievement of target 16.4 of the Sustainable Development Goals and activities of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to promote its ratification and implementation

A - C - E - F - R - S 
CTOC/COP/WG.6/2017/4

Report on the meeting of the Working Group on Firearms

A - CE - F - R - S

Other relevant documentation

Non-paper containing a draft questionnaire for the review of the implementation of the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, in accordance with resolution 8/2 of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.