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NCJ Number: 166171 Find in a Library
Title: Adoption of the Agenda and Organization of Work, Provisional Agenda
Corporate Author: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
Vienna, Austria
Sale Source: United Nations
Economic and Social Council
Cmssn on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: The United Nations (UN) Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice met in April-May 1997 to formulate a provisional agenda and organize its work.
Abstract: The meeting focused on promoting the rule of law and good governance, anticorruption measures, criminal justice reform, the strengthening of legal institutions, international cooperation to combat transnational crime, and crime prevention strategies, particularly in urban areas and in the context of public security. The meeting also considered the application of UN standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice, technical cooperation, and strategic management. In particular, topics of interest included international cooperation and assistance in criminal justice system management, the computerization of criminal justice operations, the analysis and policy use of crime and criminal justice information, and implementation of the Naples Political Declaration and Global Action Plan Against Organized Transnational Crime. Other topics concerned extradition and international cooperation in criminal matters, illegal migrant smuggling, illegal motor vehicle trafficking, the role of criminal law in environmental protection, and illegal trafficking in children. An annex lists members of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
Main Term(s): World criminology
Index Term(s): Crime control policies; Crime in foreign countries; Crime prevention measures; Foreign crime prevention; Foreign criminal justice systems; Foreign policies; International cooperation; United Nations (UN)
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