Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance

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.
 
 
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. 

Meeting Documentation

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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)

Effective strategies to prevent and combat organized crime, including mainstreaming of gender and human rights

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

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

Comments received on the discussion points for future consideration stemming from the twelfth session of the Working Group on Technical Assistance (9–10 July 2020) 

Application of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime in domestic jurisprudence

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Panellist Presentations

Agenda Item 2: The application of the Organized Crime Convention for preventing and combating transnational organized crimes that affect the environment
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Agenda Item 3: Effective strategies to prevent and combat organized crime, including mainstreaming of gender and human rights
Panellist
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Statements

Other Relevant Documentation

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 Organized Crime Strategy Toolkit for Developing High-impact Strategies
 The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and International Human Rights Law
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