Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance

Vienna, Austria, 9 and 10 July 2020

At its second session, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime established an open-ended interim working group on technical assistance to advise and assist the Conference in the implementation of its mandate on technical assistance (Conference decision 2/6).

Furthermore, in its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference, inter alia, encouraged the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance to consider meeting on an annual basis, as needed.

Moreover, in its resolution 9/1, entitled “Establishment of the Mechanism for the Review of the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto”, the Conference of the Parties requested the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance to consider the technical assistance needs identified during the review process and make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties on how to assist States parties in their efforts to implement the Convention and the Protocols. 

The twelfth session of the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance will be held on 9 and 10 July 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

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Meeting Guidelines: COVID-19

Information note for participants (English only)

Participants Guide to Interprefy meetings (Speaking and listening function)

Participants Guide to Interprefy meetings (Listening function)

Proposed organization of work in view of COVID-19 restrictions and virtual / hybrid meeting format

UN Code of Conduct to prevent harassment, including sexual harassment, at UN system events

Meeting documentation
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Annotated provisional agenda

List of Participants

Application of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime in domestic jurisprudence. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat

Report on the meeting of the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance held in Vienna on 9 and 10 July 2020

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