Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants

Vienna, Austria, 18 to 20 November 2015

In its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening 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 decided that the Working Group on Smuggling of Migrants will be a constant element of the Conference.

The third meeting of the Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants took place from 18 to 20 November 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

Meeting documentation

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Information Note for Partcipants

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CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/INF/1/REV.1 List of Participants English
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/1  Provisional agenda and annotations Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/2 Smuggling of migrants by sea Available Languages
  CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/2/ADD.1 Smuggling of migrants by sea - Addendum Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/3 Practical measures to prevent the smuggling of migrants and children, in particular unaccompanied children, such as the issuance of visas on arrival, public information campaigns and training sessions on fraudulent documents Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/3/ADD.1 Practical measures to prevent the smuggling of migrants and children, in particular unaccompanied children, such as the issuance of visas on arrival, public information campaigns and training sessions on fraudulent documents Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/4 Organized crime aspects of the smuggling of migrants, including financial investigations and responses targeting the proceeds of crime Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/5 Consolidated recommendations of the Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants Available Languages
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/CRP.1 Report on the Trans-regional Training Workshop on Preventing and Combating the Smuggling of Migrants by Sea Affecting the Mediterranean Region English only
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/CRP.2 Report on the Trans-regional Training Workshop on Preventing and Combating the Smuggling of Migrants by Sea in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean English only
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/CRP.3 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic And Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling (2015-2020) English only
 

CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/6

Report on the meeting of the Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants held in Vienna from 18 to
20 November 2015
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Presentations

Presentation on agenda item 2 - "Smuggling of migrants by sea":

-Mr. Louis J. Orsini, Senior Maritime Law Enforcement Advisor Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard, United States of America

-Ms. Simona Ragazzi, Judge at the Court of Catania, Italy, Peresentation Slides

-Ms. Simona Ragazzi, Judge at the Court of Catania, Italy, Presentation Text

Presentation on agenda item 3 - "Practical measures to prevent the smuggling of migrants and children, in particular unaccompanied children, such as the issuance of visas on arrival, public information campaigns and training sessions on fraudulent documents":

-Dr. Liduvina del Carmen Magarin de Esperanza, Vice-Minister for Salvadorians Abroad, of the National Council for the Protection and Development of Migrants and their families, El Salvador 

-Video ' El Cuento del Coyote', El Salvador