International Society of Criminology (ISC)
Société internationale de criminologie (SIC)
Sociedad Internacional de Criminologia
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1934-12 Paris France
Founded to group societies for criminology, criminal biology, prophylaxis and anthropology from countries of Europe and South America. The problem of transformation of this Society into an International Society was worked out during preliminary meetings and solved 16 Jul 1937, Rome (Italy). Officially created under the present name at the conclusion of 1st International Congress of Criminology, 1938, Rome. Refounded and Statutes initially adopted Jan 1949, Paris. Statutes modified 1955, London (UK); 2008, Paris (France).
Promote activities and research designed to further a better understanding of the crime phenomenon on an international scale; promote crime prevention; improve procedures used by the various criminal justice systems.
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