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Last Revised:
 19 December 2000

DRAFT CONVENTION AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME

 

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By resolution 53/111, of 9 December 1998, the General Assembly established an Ad Hoc Committee open to all States, for the purpose of:

  1. to elaborate a new comprehensive international convention against  transnational organized crime; and
  2. to elaborate three additional international legal instruments (or  protocols) on:
    1. illegal transport and trafficking in migrants;
    2. illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts  and components and ammunitions; and
    3. trafficking in women and children.

States have committed themselves to ensure that the Ad Hoc Committee complete its work by the year 2000. The first session of the Ad Hoc Committee took place in Vienna, Austria, from 19-29 January 1999.