Technical Advisory Group Meeting on International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (TAG-ICCS)

The ICCS has been endorsed by the United Nations Statistical Commission at its 46th session in March 2015 (E/2015/24-E/CN.3/2015/40), and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at its 24th session in May 2015 (E/2015/30-E/CN.15/2015/19), as an international statistical standard for data collection. The two Commissions have also confirmed UNODC as the custodian of the ICCS and have endorsed the implementation plan, including the creation of a Technical Advisory Group (TAG). The TAG-ICCS was established as a group of national experts to provide technical advice to UNODC on the development of methodological guidance on the ICCS and on activities needed to support countries in the production of statistics compliant with the ICCS.

The objectives of the meeting were:

Adopt the Terms of Reference of the TAG-ICCS

  1. To review the structure and contents of the ICCS Implementation Manual and discuss the workplan to develop it;
  2. To discuss challenges and present good practices to support ICCS implementation at country level
  3. To discuss a model workplan of activities to support ICCS implementation.

List of Participants
Report of the First Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on the ICCS, 12-13 May 2016


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