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NCJ Number: 228885 Find in a Library
Title: International Cooperation in Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption, 2009
Corporate Author: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Austria
Date Published: February 2009
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna, Austria
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Publication Number: E/CN.15/2009/4
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
1st Avenue and 46th Street
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This report from the 18th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) of the United Nations Economic and Social Council presents an overview of the activities of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the fight against transnational organized crime and corruption.
Abstract: The report describes the work being done in implementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its three protocols: the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking of Persons, Especially Women and Children; the Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea, and Air; and the Protocol Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components, and Ammunition. The reporting on activities related to the implementation of the convention and its protocols pertains to the work of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its working groups, as well as the promotion of the ratification and implementation of the convention and its protocols among United Nations member states. Another section of the report focuses on actions taken to implement the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, which entered into force on December 14, 2005; as of January 8, 2009, this convention had been ratified by 129 state parties. Information is provide on the working groups established by the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, the implementation of Conference resolutions, and the promotion of the convention's ratification and implementation. In this report, the UNODC recommends ways in which the CCPCJ can advance the ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corruption of public officials; International agreements; International cooperation; Organized crime; Transnational Organized Crime
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