When it first took up the issue of transnational organized crime, in April 2003, CEB recognized the need for strengthening collective action by the United Nations system in confronting the threats posed by transnational organized crime. Two basic considerations underlay this conclusion. First was that transnational organized crime, while not a new phenomenon, had grown in strength and severity over the last decade, benefiting from technological innovations and establishing new links with terrorism.
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Since 2001, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has built its policy agenda around the themes identified in the Secretary-General’s first report on the implementation of the Millennium Declaration (A/56/326). In that report, the Secretary-General set out a broad road map for the follow-up process and proposed two topics on which the process might focus each year, leading to a comprehensive review of the implementation of the Declaration in 2005.
With UNODC as the focal point, four multi-agency task forces were established under the auspices of CEB to identify and elaborate: links between ongoing conflicts and organized crime (UNODC, UNICEF, UNDPA, UNDP, DPKO, WFP, OCHA and UNRWA); collaborative interventions to counter trafficking in human beings and the smuggling of migrants, including responses to the vulnerability of trafficking victims to HIV/AIDS (IOM, UNHCHR, UNHCR, ILO, UNODC and UNICEF);