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NCJ Number: 183039 Find in a Library
Title: Annotated Provisional Agenda and Proposed Organization of Work, Vienna, 6-17 December 1999 (A/AC.254/20)
Corporate Author: Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention
Against Transnational Organized Crime
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention
Vienna, Austria
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
Room DC2-853, 2 UN Plaza
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: After outlining the provisional agenda for the sixth session of the United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, to be held in Vienna, December 6-17, 1999, this paper provides annotations for what the various agenda items entail.
Abstract: Regarding the adoption of the agenda and organization of work, the Ad Hoc Committee decided that the sixth session would devote two days to consideration of the draft instrument against illegal trafficking in and transporting of migrants, with emphasis on articles 7-19, as well as three days to the consideration of the draft instrument against trafficking in persons, especially women and children, with emphasis on articles 8-18. The Ad Hoc Committee also decided that at its sixth session it would focus on certain articles of the revised draft United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, namely, article 4 ter, 17 bis, and 20-30, which deal with measures against corruption, bribery for witnesses and intimidation of witnesses and officials, collection and exchange of information on organized crime, training and technical assistance, prevention at the national and international levels, mechanism for monitoring the implementation of the Convention, and final provisions. The Ad Hoc Committee will also hold two plenary meetings per day. The proposed organization of work contained in the annex to this document provides more details on the meetings to be held in plenary at the sixth session.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Immigration offenses; International agreements; International cooperation; International organizations; Organized crime; Organized crime prevention; Smuggling/Trafficking; United Nations (UN)
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