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NCJ Number: 157563 Find in a Library
Title: United Nations and Crime Prevention
Corporate Author: United Nations
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
New York, NY 10017
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
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Concourse Level
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United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document reviews the work of the United Nations in the field of crime prevention and is designed to serve as a reference source about the United Nations system and its crime prevention and criminal justice programs.
Abstract: The document, prepared for the Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, presents a short history of international cooperation against crime, reviews the results of previous United Nations Congresses on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders, discusses the United Nations system's efforts in crime prevention and criminal justice, and describes programs undertaken in the areas of technical cooperation and advisory services. The document contains the text of United Nations standards, guidelines, and international instruments pertaining to the treatment of prisoners, human rights, law enforcement, the judiciary, crime victims, the role of lawyers, juvenile offenders, and international law enforcement cooperation. 1 appendix
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Foreign courts; Foreign police; International agreements; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; Juveniles; United Nations (UN)
Note: Conference 29 April - 8 May 1995, Cairo, Egypt.
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