skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 158287 Find in a Library
Title: World Ministerial Conference on Organized Transnational Crime, Naples, 21-23 November 1994
Corporate Author: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna, Austria
Sale Source: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This document includes a provisional annotated agenda and proposed organization of work for the United Nations-sponsored World Ministerial Conference on Organized Transnational Crime.
Abstract: The conference participants addressed the problems and dangers posed by organized transnational crime in different global regions. National legislation is one approach toward preventing and controlling organized transnational crime; the conferees discussed appropriate guidelines for legislative and other measures to be taken at the national level. Another topic for discussion was effective forms of international cooperation at the investigative, prosecutorial, and judicial levels. Finally, the conference participants addressed appropriate modalities for the prevention and control of organized crime regionally and internationally, possibly through the elaboration of international instruments. 4 notes and 1 appendix
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; Organized crime prevention; United Nations (UN)
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.