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NCJ Number: 157501 Find in a Library
Title: International Cooperation and Practical Technical Assistance for Strengthening the Rule of Law: Promoting the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program
Corporate Author: United Nations Secretariat
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
United Nations Secretariat
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch, at Vienna
P.O. Box 500
A-1400 Vienna,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper analyzes the role of technical assistance related to crime prevention and criminal justice in strengthening the rule of law.
Abstract: The paper discusses forms and content of international cooperation and technical assistance in these areas, and points out impediments to international capacity-building cooperation, mutual legal assistance, extradition, and other judicial cooperation. The role of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program in providing practical technical assistance is discussed in terms of program capacities and current activities. The paper concludes with several recommendations involving a new strategy for international cooperation and technical assistance, designation of a United Nations crime prevention and criminal justice day or week, and a blueprint for practical action. 25 notes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Environmental laws; Environmental offenses; International crime statistics; Organized crime prevention; Statistics; United Nations (UN)
Note: Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 29 April- 8 May 1995.
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