On March 14-15, 2013, the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv, Ukraine hosted the 4th meeting of the Working Sub-Group on Law Statistics (WGS-STAT), which was held under Georgian chairmanship.

Delegations examined the course of sharing statistic data on combating crime in the GUAM member states. Issues of preparation of the Joint Information Bulletin 2012, including analytical summaries on combating illegal drug trafficking, trade-in-persons and illegal migration, were considered.

The Parties discussed proposals on the joint international project on law statistics. The participants also exchanged views on possibilities of creation of a joint data bank on combating crime.

The outcomes of the meeting were reflected in the resultant Protocol. The next meeting of the WGS-STAT is scheduled to take place on March 13-14, 2014.