These days, a delegation headed by the Deputy Prosecutor General of Turkmenistan is taking part in the 32nd session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) in Vienna. The session began on May 22 and will continue until May 26, 2023, Turkmen Embassy to Austria reports.
The topic for the Commission’s discussion this year is “Improving the efficiency of the criminal justice system in order to ensure access to justice and build a safe and protected society.”
The Chairman of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Chaba Kereshi, the Chairman of the ECOSOC, Ms. Luchezara Stoeva, the Executive Director of UNODC, Ms. Gada Vali, the Chairman of the 32nd session of the CCPCJ, Ms. Mary Mugwanya addressed the opening of the session.
They noted the important role of the Commission in the development of global efforts to combat crime and emphasized the provision of criminal justice. Special attention was also paid to SDG 16 and its objectives.
In his speech, the head of the delegation of Turkmenistan drew the attention of the participants to the positive role of the country in actively promoting international and regional cooperation in the fight against transnational organized crime.
Purposeful work is being carried out in Turkmenistan to eradicate all forms of organized crime. This is evidenced by the adoption of National programs to counter terrorism, human trafficking, corruption, drug trafficking.
Turkmenistan, being a party to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols, actively participates in the mechanism of conducting country reviews on the implementation of their provisions. The Prosecutor General’s Office of Turkmenistan is the coordinator for the review of this Convention from the Turkmen side and is actively working in this direction. ///nCa, 25 May 2023