Working Group on Trafficking in Persons

Vienna, Austria, 10 and 11 September 2020

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 In its resolution 7/1, entitled "Strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto", the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime decided that the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons will be a constant element of the Conference.

The tenth session of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons will be held on 10 and 11 September 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

Information on the mechanism for the review of the implementation of UNTOC and its Protocols can be found on the webpage of the review mechanism that will be progressively updated with relevant information.

Meeting Guidelines: COVID-19
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Information note for participants (Status: 24 August 2020)

Approved proposal by the the President of the ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime on the organization of work 

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

Participants Guide to Interprefy meetings (Speaking and Listening function)

Participants Guide to Interprefy meetings (Speaking function)

Guidance for participants of meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Guidance on the issue of appropriate criminal justice responses to victims who have been compelled to commit offences as a result of their being trafficked Background paper prepared by the Secretariat

Best practices in joint investigations and specialized prosecutions. Background paper prepared by the Secretariat

Report of the meeting of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons held in Vienna on 10 and 11 September 2020

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Introducing the Chair of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons
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Amina Oufroukhi, Head of the Specialized Public Prosecution and International Judicial Cooperation Unit at the Presidency of Public Prosecutions, Kingdom of Morocco, has been selected as the Chairperson of the 10th Working Group on Trafficking in Persons.

Interview in English here.

Interview in Arabic here.

Panellist
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Hosna Jalil
Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs and Policy Strategy
(Afghanistan)

Elisabetta Pugliese
Public Prosecutor, National Anti-Maria and 
Counterterrorism Directorate
(Italy)

Juan Manuel Zavala Evangelista
Coordinador General Técnico (FEVIMTRA)
(Mexico)

Julie Okah-Donli
Director General  (NAPTIP)
(Nigeria)

Raoudha Labidi
Présidente, l’Instance nationale de lutte
contre la traite des personnes
(Tunisia)

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Panellist presentation on Agenda Item 2 

 

 

Panellist presentation on Agenda Item 2 (appropriate criminal justice responses)

 

Panellist presentation on Agenda Item 2 (appropriate criminal justice responses)

 

 

Panellist presentation on Agenda Item 2 (appropriate criminal justice responses)

 

Panellist presentation on Agenda Item 2 (appropriate criminal justice responses)

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Presentations by expert panellists
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Pam Bowen
Senior Policy Advisor
Crown Prosecution Service 
(U.K)

William Nolan
Special Litigation Counsel
Department of Justice 
(United States of America)

Carina Sanchez Fernandes
Agente Fiscal
Ministerio Público
(Paraguay) 

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Panellists presentation Item 3 (joint investigations)

 

 

Panellists presentation Item 3 (joint investigations)

 

 

Panellists presentation Item 3 (joint investigations)

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