In accordance with paragraph 53 of the Procedures and rules for the functioning of the UNTOC Review Mechanism, the constructive dialogues with relevant stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, will be convened following the conclusion of the working groups of the Conference of parties to promote fruitful engagement in the review process.
The objectives of the constructive dialogues are as follows:
Briefing participants on the development and outcomes of the review process;
Collecting inputs and suggestions from participants, including their contributions on ways to improve the implementation of the Convention and the Protocols thereto and on their activities related to meeting technical assistance needs;
Cooperating with non-governmental organizations to combat transnational organized crime.
The constructive dialogues will be conducted by the Chair of the respective working group, assisted by the Secretariat. The meetings will be held in English without interpretation. Constructive dialogues are open to States parties and signatories, non-signatories, entities, intergovernmental organizations and relevant stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, representatives of academia and the private sector.
A written summary of the discussions will be prepared by the Chair of the Working Group and be made available to the Working Group at its next session.
Interested representatives of non-governmental stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, academia and the private sector are invited to apply through dedicated call for applications available at this link.
Pursuant to paragraph 53 of the Procedures and rules for the functioning of the UNTOC review mechanism participants from States parties and signatories, non-signatories, entities and intergovernmental organizations attending the working groups are also invited to the respective constructive dialogue, following the conclusion of the session of the relevant working group.