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NCJ Number: 211592 Find in a Library
Title: Relationship of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime With the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and the Future Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption
Corporate Author: United Nations
Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of a Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime
Austria
Date Published: September 2, 2005
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna,
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Technical Assistance
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This document provides information on the mandates of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, and the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Abstract: This document is intended as information that will be helpful in the deliberations of the second session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, as it examines its relationship with the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal justice and the future Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. The main objectives of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime are to improve the capacity of states parties to combat transnational organized crime and to promote and review the implementation of the Convention. The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is mandated to provide policy guidance to the United Nations in the fields of crime prevention and criminal justice; to develop, monitor, and review the implementation of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice program; to facilitate and assist in coordinating the activities of the United Nations institutes for the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders; to mobilize the support of member states for the program; and to prepare for the United Nations congresses on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders. The Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption is responsible for improving the capacity of and cooperation between states parties in achieving the objectives of the Convention, as well as promoting and reviewing the Convention's implementation.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime specific countermeasures; International agreements; International cooperation; Transnational Organized Crime; United Nations (UN)
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