UNODC Civil Society Unit is inviting applications for an online and self-paced course on “Stakeholder Engagement for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (SE4U)”. The course is available in Arabic, French and Spanish.
More specifically, the course aims to:
- Equip non-governmental stakeholders with knowledge about the UNTOC and its supplementing Protocols
- Provide practical information about entry points and tools for engagement of non-governmental stakeholders in the Review Mechanism
- Stimulate the sharing of experiences, networking as well as collaborative initiatives addressing organized crime at national, regional and global levels
Anticipated benefits for participants
Participants who successfully complete the SE4U course will have the following benefits:
- gain in-depth knowledge about transnational organized crime, UNTOC as well as the Review Mechanism;
- interact with a dedicated SE4U expert who will moderate the course and will be available for questions;
- also, learn about entry points and tools for engagement in the implementation of UNTOC and draft an action plan for participation in the UNTOC Review Mechanism;
- be considered for follow-up activities.
Selected SE4U alumni will get an invitation to join:
- pilot initiatives with their respective governments to discuss the self-assessment stage of the UNTOC Review Mechanism and also how to address broader organized crime-related issues in their respective national and/or regional contexts);
- constructive dialogues between non-governmental stakeholders and government focal points that take place in the margins of the UNTOC Working Group meetings;
- WhatsOn – UNODC’s interactive online knowledge hub for stakeholders working to counter organized crime;
Additionally, outstanding SE4U alumni will be featured in the Human Story section on WhatsOn and on UNODC-CSU social media and will thus have a chance to showcase their organizational and individual achievements related to the implementation of UNTOC.
belong to one of the following groups:
have a vested interested in countering transnational organized crime, addressing at least one of the following topics:
Complete the application form if you are interested in the program.
Participants can access study materials and complete assignments anytime during the given period. The course is conducted through the UNODC Global eLearning Platform.
This online course is available in English.
The course is currently available in English. Versions in French, Spanish and Arabic are coming soon.