Vice-Minister of Justice Liu Zhiqiang led a Chinese delegation to the 30th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) of the United Nations via video link on May 17.
During the general debate section of the event held from May 17 to 21 in Vienna, Austria, Liu introduced China's experiences and achievements in improving crime prevention and criminal justice.
He spoke highly of the work done by the CCPCJ and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, saying that China will continue to support the two agencies and carry out cooperation on issues of common concern.
He also called on the international community to firmly uphold multilateralism, protect the international system with the United Nations at its core, maintain the international order which is based on the international law, enhance international cooperation on crime prevention and criminal justice, and effectively cope with all kinds of cross-border organized crime and new-type crimes
Revolving around effective measures to prevent and counter the smuggling of migrants, while protecting the rights of smuggled migrants, particularly women and children, and those of unaccompanied migrant children, the session will also discuss topics including the crackdown on cross-border organized crimes and such new-type crimes as cyber crime and wildlife crime.
In addition, the session will deliberate on seven draft resolutions on the crackdown on such crimes as human trafficking, smuggling of migrants and those that harm the environment.