Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants

Vienna, Austria, 11 to 13 September 2019

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 sixth session of the Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants was held form 11 to 13 September 2019 in Vienna, Austria.

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Meeting documentation

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CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/1 Annotated provisional agenda A - C -  E    F - R - S
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/1/Corr.1 Annotated provisional agenda. Corrigendum A - C - E    F - R - S
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/2 Information-sharing on the smuggling of migrants as a form of transnational organized crime, consistent with article 10 of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, and article 28 of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat A - C - E   F - R - S 
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/3 Smuggling of migrants by air and its facilitation through document fraud. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat A - C - E   F - R - S 
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/4 Index of recommendations adopted by the Working Group on Smuggling of Migrants at its first five meetings. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat A - C - E    F - R - S 
CTOC/COP/WG.7/2019/5 Recommendations adopted by the Working Group on the Smuggling of Migrants at its first five meetings. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat A - C - E    F - R - S 

Other relevant documentation

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CTOC/COP/WG.7/2018/CRP.1  

Non-paper containing a draft questionnaire for the review of the implementation of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

PDF (English)

Presentations by expert panellists

Panellist Tittle of presentation
Presentation

Mohamed Ezzat
Chief Prosecutor, International Cooperation Division, Prosecutor General's Office, Egypt

Smuggling of Migrants by Air and its Facilitation through Document Fraud PDF

Salvatore Vella
Deputy Chief Prosecutor at the Court of Agrigento, Italy

Presentation for the Working Group on Smuggling of Migrants PDF

 

Information on the mechanism for the review of the implementation of UNTOC and its Protocols can be found on the  webpage of the review mechanism that will be progressively updated with relevant information.