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NCJ Number: 204168 Find in a Library
Title: High-Level Political Conference for the Purpose of Signing the United Nations Convention Against Corruption
Corporate Author: United Nations Ad Hoc Cmtte Against Corruption
Date Published: November 5, 2003
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Ad Hoc Cmtte Against Corruption
A-1400 Vienna, Australia
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Publication Number: A/CONF.205/1
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
1st Avenue and 46th Street
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This report presents a provisional agenda for the occasion of a high-level political conference for signing the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, as well as information for conference participants.
Abstract: The Government of Mexico will host the conference in Merida, Mexico, on December 9-11, 2003. Organizational issues discussed in this provisional agenda are the election of the President of the Conference, the election of other officers, the rules of procedure, the adoption of the agenda and organization of work, and the credentials of representatives to the conference. One section of the agenda describes follow-up activities and future work for the effective implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. This involves an invitation for the high-level representatives to include in their statements proposals for follow-up activities and future work, with attention to requirements and plans for the expeditious ratification of the Convention. Procedures are described for the placing of signatures to the Convention and for the adoption of the report of the conference. Information for the conference participants explains the reason for the conference and its date and venue. Information on the National Organizing Committee is provided, and details are supplied for the opening of the conference and seating arrangements. Information is also provided on the organization of work at the conference, side events, participation, registration procedures, official languages and documentation, information and the media, visa requirements, customs facilities, welcome arrangements, hotel reservations, and services.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corruption of public officials; Crime specific countermeasures; International agreements; International cooperation
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