Working Group on International Cooperation

Vienna, Austria, 23 to 27 May 2022

The meeting will be held in a hybrid format. Details can be found in the organization of work below.

In accordance with the current measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic in force at the VIC, the meeting room can accommodate “1+1 (seat at desk and advisor seat)” delegates per delegation. 

For online participants, up to a maximum of 10 links/connections for each meeting will be available to each Member State delegation (State and non- State parties) and up to 4 links/connections to each international organization delegation.

 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.

Meeting Documentation

Topic

Information note for participants 

Organization of work 

Annotated provisional agenda (Updated meeting times are 11 AM to 1 PM and 3 to 5 PM, Vienna time)

Transfer of sentenced persons (article 17 of the Organized Crime Convention)

Application of the Organized Crime Convention for preventing and combating transnational organized crimes that affect the environment

Available Languages

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A - C - E - F - R - S 

 

A - C - E - F - R - S

 

A - C - E - F - R - S

Panellist Presentations

Agenda Item 2: Transfer of sentenced persons (article 17 of the Organized Crime Convention)
Panelllist
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Agenda Item 3: The application of the Organized Crime Convention for preventing and combating transnational organized crimes that affect the environment
Panellist
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Statements

Other relevant documentation

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