UNOV/UNODC goes paperless !!!

In furtherance of our efforts to "Green the UN" please note that pre-session documents will be printed in limited quantities. Each delegation will receive a single, complete set of the documents in the language (or languages) of its choice. Delegates can access these documents on the meetings website, as well

as from the VIC Online Services. Delegates wishing to have printed copies of these documents, are encouraged to bring their own copies.

Working Group on International Cooperation, Vienna, Austria, 16 October 2018

In its decision 3/2, entitled "Implementation of the provisions on international cooperation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime decided that an open-ended working group on international cooperation would be a constant element of the Conference.

Furthermore, in its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference, inter alia, encouraged the Working Group on International Cooperation to consider meeting on an annual basis, as needed.

The tenth session of the Working Group on International Cooperation will be held on 16 October 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

Meeting documentation

Document symbol Topic Available languages
CTOC/COP/WG.3/2018/4  Annotated provisional agenda A - C - E - F - R - S
CTOC/COP/WG.3/2018/5 Challenges faced in expediting the extradition process, including addressing  health and safety and other human rights issues, as well as litigation strategies utilized by defendants to delay the resolution of an extradition request A - C - E - F - R - S

Other relevant documentation

Document Symbol Topic Available Languages
  Rolling text of the draft questionnaire for the review 
of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. Circulated at the request of the Chair of the ninth session of the Working Group on International Cooperation. Status: 31.5.2018, 6PM 
PDF (English)

 

 Presentations by experts panellists

 Panellist 

Title of presentation

 Presentation

Mr. Christian Sager
Head, International Treaty Unit, Division for International Legal Assistance, Federal Office of Justice (FOJ), Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP), Switzerland

Human Rights: A Challenge to Speedy Extraditions? PDF

Mr. Sun Xiaofei
Deputy Director, Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China

China's Extradition Cooperation PDF

Ms. Haydee Chávez Sánchez
Director of Extradition, General Directorate of International Proceedings, General Prosecutor Office, Mexico

 Challenges faced in expediting the extradition process, including addressing health and safety and other human rights issues, as well as litigation strategies utilized by defendants to delay the resolution of an extradition PDF

National presentations

  Expert

Title of presentation

 Presentation

Mr. Baurzhan KURMANOV
Senior Assistant to the Prosecutor General on Special Assignments, Prosecutor General's Office, Republic of Kazakhstan

Extradition and asset recovery: experience of Kazakhstan

PDF