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NCJ Number: 185461 Find in a Library
Title: HEUNI Newsletter, January 2000
Editor(s): Matti Joutsen
Date Published: January 2000
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)
Helsinki 00531, Finland
Sale Source: United Nations European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI)
PO Box 444
Helsinki 00531,
Type: Reference Material
Format: News/Media
Language: English
Country: Finland
Annotation: This is a newsletter of the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations.
Abstract: The document contains five meeting reports: (1) 14th Coordination Meeting of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program Network; (2) Colloquium on the "Myth, Power and Profit" of International Organized Crime; (3) Towards a European Strategy to Prevent Organized Crime; (4) Expert Meeting on Violence Against Women; and (5) EU-Russian Federation Conference on Organized Crime. In addition, it provides information concerning the 10th United Nations Congress; work on the draft United Nations Convention Against Transnational Crime; new publications; 2000 HEUNI (European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control) scholarships; staff news; upcoming meetings; and "grey literature" -- unprinted source material that is generally inaccessible through normal bibliographical searchers. A special feature is an article on "The UN's Global Gatherings on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Some Basic Maxims."
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): International agreements; International cooperation; International literature; Organized crime; Organized crime prevention; United Nations standards; Victims of violent crime; Violence; World criminology
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