United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
UNODC seeks to strengthen the rule of law through the prevention of crime and the promotion of fair, humane and accountable criminal justice systems. To do this, UNODC provides Member States with expertise and advice to develop effective and responsible crime prevention strategies and policies and to build the capacity of their criminal justice systems to operate more effectively within the framework of the rule of law, while promoting human rights and protecting vulnerable groups.
The focus of the work covers the following areas:
- Crime Prevention
- Criminal Justice Reform
- Justice for children; Support and assistance to victims; Gender in the criminal justice system
The work of UNODC in crime prevention and criminal justice reform is guided by the United Nations Standards and Norms on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly
A/RES/69/194，United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, see عربي 中文 English Français Русский Español
Resolutions endorsed by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)
The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 1992/1, upon request of General Assembly (GA) resolution 46/152 (see عربي 中文 English Français Русский Español) as one of its functional commissions. The Commission acts as the principal policymaking body of the United Nations in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice. ECOSOC provided for the CCPCJ's mandates and priorities in resolution 1992/22, which include improving international action to combat national and transnational crime and the efficiency and fairness of criminal justice administration systems.
United Nations Campaign
UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.
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