Working Group on International Cooperation

Vienna, Austria, 7 and 8 July 2020

In its decision 3/2, entitled "Implementation of the provisions on international cooperation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime decided that an open-ended working group on international cooperation would be a constant element of the Conference.

Furthermore, in its resolution 8/1, entitled “Enhancing the effectiveness of central authorities in international cooperation in criminal matters to counter transnational organized crime”, the Conference encouraged States parties to facilitate the active participation of central authorities in the relevant meetings of the Conference and its working groups, particularly the Working Group on International Cooperation, to share good practices and lessons learned with respect to international cooperation and to strengthen relationships among government experts, especially practitioners.

Also in its resolution 9/3, entitled “Implementation of the provisions on international cooperation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime”, the Conference of the Parties endorsed relevant recommendations of the Working Group, requesting States parties to continue their efforts to facilitate the active participation of central authorities and law enforcement in the relevant meetings of the Conference and its working groups, in particular the Working Group on International Cooperation.

The eleventh session of the Working Group on International Cooperation will be held on 7 and 8 July 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

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Meeting documentation
Topic

Annotated provisional agenda

List of Participants

The use and role of joint investigative bodies in combating transnational organized crime. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat

International cooperation involving special investigative techniques. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat

Report on the meeting of the Working Group on International Cooperation held in Vienna on 7 and 8 July 2020

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National Statements

Statements reproduced as received

Argentina (item 2) - Brazil - Chile - Ecuador (1 - 2) - Honduras - Indonesia (1 and 2) - Jordan - Kyrgyzstan - Mexico - Paraguay (1 - 2) - Switzerland - United Kingdom

G77 and China

Presentations by expert panellists
Panellist

Daniela Buruiana (Romania)


Stefano Opilio (Italy)

UNODC

Title of presentation

Panellist presentation on agenda item 2 (joint investigative bodies)


Panellist presentation on agenda item 2 (joint investigative bodies)

UNODC’s note on judicial networking and SEAJust

Presentation

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