The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, established via its resolution 9/1 in October 2018, the Mechanism for the Review of the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols thereto (UNTOC Review Mechanism), the first phase of which was launched in October 2020 through Conference resolution 10/1.
Following the consideration by the Extended Bureau and States parties, Institut de diplomatie publique received a formal invitation from the UNODC Secretariat (Reference: CU 2023/99/DTA/OCB/CSS) to participate in Constructive Dialogues on Firearms and/or Technical Assistance:
4 May 2023: Stakeholder Preparatory Day for Constructive Dialogue on Firearms;
5 May 2023: Constructive Dialogue on Firearms.
30 May 2023: Stakeholder Preparatory Day for Constructive Dialogue on Constructive Dialogue on Technical Assistance. These sessions will allow participants to better prepare for their participation in the official Constructive Dialogues through a briefing to stakeholders, and a series of sessions to allow networking and engagement with UNODC.
31 May 2023: Constructive Dialogue on Technical Assistance.
The objectives of the constructive dialogue are the following:
Briefing participants on the developments and outcomes of the review process.
Collecting input and suggestions from participants, including their contributions on ways to improve the implementation of the Convention and the Protocols thereto.
Cooperating with non-governmental organizations to combat transnational organized crime and to promote and review the implementation of the Convention and Protocols thereto, in accordance with article 32, paragraph 3 (c), of the Convention.
The Constructive Dialogue is also open to States parties and signatories, non-signatories, entities, and intergovernmental organizations.
Doctor/Ph.D. Members and Professional Members of the Institute are invited to indicate their interest to participate in the above-mentioned Constructive Dialogue.
In order to collectively prepare for its self-organizing towards the Conference, our members have initiated a series of consultations and dialogues, primarily within civil society as well as with other strategic stakeholders.
The purpose of these discussions is to advocate for the thematic priorities that many have already begun to formulate.