- Adoption of the Organized Crime Convention
- Historical context: why Palermo?
- Features of the Organized Crime Convention
- The protocols
- Related international instruments
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
- Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
Published in May 2018.
Regional Perspective: Eastern and Southern Africa - added in April 2020
This module is a resource for lecturers
The following readings are recommended for students interested in exploring the topics of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module:
- Arlacchi, Pino (1994). Addio Cosa Nostra. I segreti della Mafia della Confessione di Tommaso Buscetta . Rome: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli ( in italian).
- Boister, Neil (2016). Chapter 7 "The UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime 2000" (pp. 126-149) in P. Hauck and S. Peterke (eds.), International Law and Transnational Organised Crime. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Council on Foreign Relations (2013). The Global Regime for Transnational Crime . Report by International Institutions and Global Governance Program. CFR, 25 June 2013.
- Falcone, Giovanni, in collaboration with Marcelle Padovani (1991). Cose di Cosa Nostra . Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli (in italian).
- Leroy, Bernard (2014). Chapter 14 "Drug Trafficking" (pp. 229-246). In N. Boister and R.J. Currie (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law. London: Routledge.
- Transnational Institute (2015). The UN Drug Control Conventions: A Primer . First edition. October 8. Amsterdam: TNI.
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2015). Legislative Guides for the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto . Vienna: UNODC.