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 first series of dialogues will start in 2022.
The objectives of the constructive dialogues are as follows:
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.
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.
For non-governmental stakeholders to apply for participation in the above meetings, please consult UNODC’s Civil Society Unit page: click here.
The Constructive Dialogue on International Cooperation and Technical Assistance was convened on Friday, 27 May 2022, following the conclusion of the thirteenth session of the Working Group on International Cooperation and the thirteenth session of the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance.
Programme of the meeting
Statements and Contributions
Summary of the Chair
Two constructive dialogues on the review process will be convened on Friday 1 July 2022, following the conclusion of the ninth session of the Working Group on Smuggling of Migrants and the twelfth session of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons.
Place, date and time
The meetings will take place from 10:00 until 13:00 and 15:00 until 18:00 Vienna time (CEST) on 1st July 2022 in a hybrid format, combining limited in-person participation at the Vienna International Center (Wagramer Strasse 5, 1220 Vienna) and online participation. The meetings will take place in Boardroom D, C-building, and online (using the Interprefy platform).
Programme of the meeting
In-person and remote participation
Based on the capacity of the meeting room, the in-person participation is limited to one representative per organization/delegation, plus one alternate. All other participants would be requested to participate online.
Please see here further guidance for remote participants here.
Please see here further guidance for in-person participants here.
The meeting will be held in English only, with no interpretation available.
We kindly ask speakers to send their statements to firstname.lastname@example.org in both PDF and DOC formats, including the information on whether they wish to have it published on the website of the meeting.