Twentieth Anniversary of the UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

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Thursday, December 31, 2020
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 

The year 2020 marked the 20th anniversary of the adoption and signing of the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC or TOC Convention), which had taken place in Palermo, Sicily, the heartland of the Italian Cosa Nostra. The Convention is accompanied by three protocols which target specific areas and manifestations of organized crime.