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    UNIS/MA/74

    1 October 2014

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    Collective action against trans-border criminal networks to be discussed at Transnational Organized Crime Conference

    VIENNA, 1 October (UN Information Service) -Media are invited to attend the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime from 6 to 10 October 2014.

    A press conference will be held on Monday, 6 October.

    WHAT: Press conference with Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, and the President of the COP, Ambassador Cristian Istrate (Romania)

    WHERE: Press Room, M Building, Vienna International Centre

    WHEN: Monday, 6 October at 12:00 noon

    The opening session and all plenary sessions as well as side events are open to the media.

    The programme, including side events, is available online

    For media accreditation:

    Media representatives who wish to attend the opening of the Conference and side events, and who are not accredited to the VIC, should contact press@unvienna.org.

    Access to the M-building is via Gate One of the Vienna International Centre.

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    For additional information about the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime go to:
    http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CTOC/CTOC-COP-session7.html

    For further information please contact:

    David Dadge
    Spokesperson, UNODC
    Telephone: (+43 1) 26060-5629
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5629
    Email: david.dadge[at]unvienna.org

    or

    Reka Furtos
    Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-83019
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-3019
    Email: reka.furtos[at]unvienna.org