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NCJ Number: 127482 Find in a Library
Title: United Nations Activities in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Journal: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Newsletter  Issue:18/19  Dated:(June 1990)  Pages:1-48
Corporate Author: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch
United Nations Centre for Social Devel. and Humanitarian A
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
A-1400, Vienna, Austria
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This issue contains information on the activities of the United Nations (UN) regarding crime prevention and criminal justice projects at the interregional, regional, and international levels.
Abstract: In a 3-part format, the issue summarizes technical-cooperation activities, activities of UN interregional and regional institutes, and activities of the network of government-appointed national correspondents in the field of crime prevention and control. Technical assistance is provided by the UN Office in Vienna to government agencies as well as intergovernment and non-government organizations to control transnational crime, to improve criminal justice planning and management, to implement human rights, to administer justice, and to prevent delinquency. Services provided upon request include advisory and consultant services, project formulation, training programs in criminal law, criminal justice statistics, law enforcement, rehabilitation of offenders, victims of crime, and juvenile justices. Procedures for applying for technical cooperation are listed.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention planning; International cooperation
Index Term(s): Criminal justice projects; United Nations standards
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