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Apr
10
Tue
2018
Call for Applications to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (COP UNTOC)
Apr 10 – May 2 all-day
Call for Applications to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (COP UNTOC)

Date: 15-19 October 2018, Vienna, Austria
Deadline for application: midnight Vienna time Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Dear NGO representatives,

We are pleased to inform you that the ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (COP UNTOC) will be held from 15 to 19 October 2018 in Vienna, Austria. This intergovernmental Conference will discuss, among other things, the implementation of the Convention and its three Protocols, namely the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons; the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air; and the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms.

Considering the area of work of your Organization, you may be interested in participating as an observer, in line with Rule 17 of the Rules of Procedure of the Conference of the Parties (attached).

Interested non-governmental organizations (NGOs) without ECOSOC consultative status, as per paragraph 2 of rule 17, are welcome to apply by filling out the attached contact details form and writing an application letter (in English only) and returning them both to unodc-ngounit@un.org by midnight Vienna time Wednesday, 2 May 2018. We recommend that you apply upon receiving this call, even if your participation is not yet certain, as there will not be the possibility to apply at a later stage. Please note that the application letter should be placed on a letterhead of your organization and signed by the Head of your organization. The contact form should be filled out in Word format (not .pdf or fax) so as to facilitate a timely processing of all requests. Please note that forms submitted in other formats will not be considered.

NGOs with ECOSOC consultative status will also have to express their interest by 2 May 2018 to the Secretariat of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (untoc.cop@unodc.org) and will receive a confirmation in due course.

We would like to inform you that UNODC does not provide funding for your travel to and accommodation in Vienna. Therefore, you are advised to arrange your own funding as appropriate.

We look forward to receiving your applications by midnight Vienna time Wednesday, 2 May 2018.

Thank you and best regards,

Mirella Dummar Frahi
Team leader
Civil society team, DPA/PAB/AS
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
+43 1 26060-5582 or +43 1 26060-4620
unodc-ngounit@un.org
www.unodc.org/unodc/en/ngos/


Appel à candidatures pour la 9ème session de la Conférence des Etats parties à la Convention des Nations Unies contre la criminalité transnationale organisée

Date : 15-19 Octobre 2018, Vienne, Autriche

Date limite: minuit, heure de Vienne, mercredi 2 mai 2018

Chers représentants d’ONG,

Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer que la neuvième session de la Conférence des Etats parties à la Convention des Nations Unies contre la criminalité transnationale (CTOC/COP) aura lieu du 15 au 19 octobre 2018 à Vienne, en Autriche. Cette Conférence intergouvernementale portera sur l’application de la Convention et de ses trois Protocoles additionnels, nommément le Protocole visant à prévenir, réprimer et punir la traite des personnes, le Protocole contre le trafic illicite de migrants par terre, air et mer, et le Protocole contre la fabrication et le trafic illicites d’armes à feu.

Considérant le domaine de travail de votre Organisation, vous pourriez être intéressés pour participer en tant qu’observateur, en accord avec l’article 17 du Règlement intérieur de la Conférence des Etats parties (ci-joint, document en langue anglaise)

Les ONG intéressées n’ayant pas de statut consultatif auprès de l’ECOSOC, en application de l’article 17, paragraphe 2, sont invitées à soumettre leur candidature en remplissant le formulaire de contact ci-joint (en langue anglaise) à retourner accompagné d’une lettre de candidature au plus tard minuitheure de Vienne, mercredi 2 mai 2018 à l’adresse ngo.unit@unodc.org. Il n’y aura pas d’extension après cette date limite, c’est pourquoi nous vous recommandons de postuler dès maintenant, même si votre participation n’est pas encore certaine. La lettre de candidature doit être à l’en-tête de votre Organisation et signée par le dirigeant de votre Organisation. Le formulaire de contact doit être complété en Anglais et au format Word seulement (pas de .pdf ou de fax) afin de favoriser un traitement rapide des candidatures.

Les ONG ayant le statut consultatif auprès de l’ECOSOC recevront une invitation de la part du secrétariat de la Conférence des Etats parties à la Convention des Nations Unies contre la criminalité transnationale (CTOC/COP) (untoc.cop@unodc.org).Nous avons le regret de vous informer qu’à ce jour, l’UNODC ne dispose pas du budget pour couvrir les coûts de votre voyage et séjour à Vienne. C’est pourquoi il vous faudra trouver votre propre financement.

Nous espérons avoir bientôt le plaisir de recevoir votre candidature, au plus tard minuit, heure de Vienne, mercredi 2 mai 2018.Meilleures salutations,

Mirella Dummar Frahi
Team leader
Equipe de la société civile, DPA/PAB/AS
Office des nations unies contre la drogue et le crime (ONUDC)
T. +43 1 26060-4620 ou +43 1 26060-5582
E. ngo.unit@unodc.org
W. www.unodc.org/unodc/en/ngos/

May
13
Sun
2018
SOLVE2018 @ VIC Vienna, Austria
May 13 – May 18 all-day

Participate

Join one of the strategy sprints taking place in the margins of the 27th Crime Commission. Get more information about participation here:

PARTICIPATE

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  • Cover Expenses — Modest materials and printing costs.

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Promote

  • Create Buzz — By hosting a small reception outside the meeting room after participants present their findings. We want top encourage people to linger to explore even more new opportunities that SOLVE2018 will spark.
  • Promote SOLVE2018 — so people can know what we can do #bettertogether.
  • Raise the voice of civil society’s contribution to peace and security through the expansion of a culture of lawfulness

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May
14
Mon
2018
27th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Vienna, 14-18 May 2018 @ Vienna International Center
May 14 – May 18 all-day
Jul
9
Mon
2018
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development @ UNHQ New York
Jul 9 – Jul 18 all-day
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development @ UNHQ New York

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2018 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 16 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

The theme will be “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies“. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year:

  • Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will provide again substantive inputs to the 2018 HLPF showcasing the intergovernmental bodies’ contribution towards the 2030 Agenda in general, and particularly for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and respective targets that are substantial to their mandate, as requested by the President of ECOSOC.

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