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NCJ Number: 157069 Find in a Library
Title: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute Selected Activities
Corporate Author: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 26
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
10127 Torino, Italy
Sale Source: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Torino,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) offers high-level expertise in crime prevention and criminal justice problems primarily through its research and training activities.
Abstract: UNICRI advocates action-oriented research to analyze and formulate crime prevention policies and programs. The specific objective of UNICRI is to formulate and implement improved crime prevention policies. This is accomplished through research, training, and field activities and through the collection, exchange, and dissemination of information. Specific research activities of UNICRI are described that focus on criminology in developing countries, child abuse, alternatives to imprisonment, anticorruption strategies, crime victims, probation systems and services, environmental crime, drug law enforcement, and alternative policing styles. Training courses and seminars offered by UNICRI are noted, along with project development activities and information services. A list of available UNICRI publications is included.
Main Term(s): World criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; Crime control policies; Criminal justice research; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign courts; Foreign crime prevention; Foreign criminal justice systems; Foreign police; Foreign policies; International cooperation; Juveniles; UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute; Victims in foreign countries
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