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NCJ Number: 211593 Find in a Library
Title: Follow-up to the Plans of Action for the Implementation of the Vienna Declaration on Crime and Justice: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
Corporate Author: United Nations, Economic and Social Council Secretary-General
Date Published: April 25, 2005
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
United Nations, Economic and Social Council Secretary-General
Vienna, Austria
Publication Number: E/CN.15/2005-12
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
1st Avenue and 46th Street
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This report outlines measures adopted by member states of the United Nations as well as measures adopted by intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations in addressing various crimes and criminal justice issues that involve implementing the Vienna Declaration on Crime and Justice: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century (General Assembly resolution 56/261, annex).
Abstract: Measures adopted by states pertain to action against the following crime types: transnational organized crime; corruption; trafficking in persons; the smuggling of migrants; trafficking in persons; the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, their parts, components, and ammunition; money laundering; and terrorism. Action on various criminal justice issues pertain to crime prevention, witnesses and crime victims, prison overcrowding and alternatives to incarceration, high-technology and computer-related crime, juvenile justice, special needs of women in the criminal justice system, standards and norms, and restorative justice. The following countries reported on these issues: Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, and Ukraine. Contributions were also received from the following intergovernmental organizations: the Asian Development Bank, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Economic Cooperation Organization, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the Customs Cooperation Council. Nongovernmental organizations that provided input were the African Unification Front, the American Bar Association, and Pax Romana.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Computer related crime; Corruption of public officials; Counter-terrorism tactics; Female inmates; Female offenders; Foreign crime prevention; Foreign juvenile justice systems; Illicit firearms; Money laundering; Prison overcrowding; Restorative Justice; Smuggling/Trafficking; Trafficking in Persons; Transnational Organized Crime; Victim-witness programs
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