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NCJ Number: 164915 Find in a Library
Title: Double Issue on the Third and Fourth Sessions of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Journal: United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Newsletter  Issue:30/31  Dated:(December 1995)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch, at Vienna
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Type: Conference Material
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: This newsletter issue is devoted to proceedings of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at its third and fourth sessions held in 1994 and 1995.
Abstract: The issue shows how a subject of concern to member countries is brought to the attention of the commission and subsequently to two of the main policymaking bodies of the United Nations, the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly. Examples of issues dealt with by the commission are given, the organization and functions of the commission are described, and the development and continuity of work undertaken by the crime prevention and criminal justice program of the United Nations are illustrated. Subjects covered at the commission's third and fourth sessions are noted, including organized transnational crime, violence against women, crime prevention, treatment of offenders, protection of the environment by criminal law, illicit trafficking in minors, minimum rules for the administration of criminal justice, guidelines for the prevention of urban crime, technical cooperation and advisory services, and the United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network.
Main Term(s): World criminology
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Environmental offenses; Female victims; Foreign crime prevention; Immigration offenses; Organized crime prevention; Smuggling/Trafficking; United Nations (UN); Victims in foreign countries; Victims of violent crime; Violence prevention
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