Open-ended Working Group of Government Experts on Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance and International Cooperation for Purposes of Confiscation, 11-12 October 2006, Vienna, Austria

At its second session, held in Vienna from 10 to 21 October 2005, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime adopted decision 2/2 entitled "Implementation of the international cooperation provisions of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime". In that decision, the Conference decided to establish at its third session an open-ended working group, to hold substantive discussions on practical issues pertaining to extradition, mutual legal assistance and international cooperation for the purpose of confiscation.

The open-ended working group of government experts on extradition, mutual legal assistance and international cooperation for the purpose of confiscation, established pursuant to decision 2/2 of the Conference of the Parties, convened its first meeting during the third session of the Conference of the Parties, which was held in Vienna from 9 to 18 October 2006.  The outcome of the related discussions of the working group is reflected in decision 3/2 entitled "Implementation of the provisions on international cooperation in the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime".

In its decision 3/2, the Conference of the Parties decided that an open-ended working group on international cooperation will be a constant element of the Conference of the Parties.

Meeting documents

Documents considered at the meeting can be accessed on the documents page of the third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Translational Organized Crime.

 

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CTOC/COP/2006/12

Development of an online directory of central authorities and options for the effective use of legislation furnished under the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime