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NCJ Number: 49995 Find in a Library
Title: WORK PROGRAMME OF THE CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE BRANCH OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARIAT
Journal: POLICE STUDIES  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(JUNE 1978)  Pages:53-55
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: John Jay Press
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: John Jay Press
New York, NY 10019
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS DIVISION OF THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPS GUIDELINES AND PROVIDES TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL. THE BRANCH'S PLAN FOR THE PERIOD 1978-1981 IS SUMMARIZED.
Abstract: THE CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE BRANCH OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARIAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR: IMPLEMENTING CRIME PREVENTION POLICIES AND STRATEGIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL; PREPARING AND SERVICING THE QUINQUENNIAL UNITED NATIONS CONGRESSES ON THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS; PREPARING THE BIENNIAL SESSIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL; COORDINATING CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ASPECTS OF OTHER U.N. COMMISSIONS (PARTICULARLY THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE DIVISION OF NARCOTIC DRUGS); AND PROVIDING AND COORDINATING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR MEMBER NATIONS AND REGIONAL INSTITUTES. STUDIES, GUIDELINES, AND STANDARDS DEVELOPED TO ASSIST GOVERNMENTS IN POLICY FORMATION AND PLANNING ARE BRIEFLY SUMMARIZED. TOPICS COVERED BY THE SIXTH CONGRESS ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL AND THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE COMMITTEE ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL ARE LISTED. A BRIEF OVERVIEW IS GIVEN OF THE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. REPORTS WILL BE COMPLETED IN 1980 ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, TREATMENT OF PRISONERS, SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR PENAL INSTITUTIONS, AND OPEN PENAL INSTITUTIONS. THE ARTICLE IS FOOTNOTED. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Crime control policies; Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; International cooperation; Technical assistance plans; United Nations (UN)
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