United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

Commission des Nations Unies pour la prévention du crime et la justice pénale
Comisión de las Naciones Unidas de Prevención del Delito y Justicia Penal

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History

Established Feb 1992, as a functional commission of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), by ECOSOC resolution 1992/1 and pursuant to resolution 46/152 of the General Assembly of United Nations (UN), to replace United Nations Committee on Crime Prevention and Control. Establishment followed Ministerial Meeting, Nov 1991, Versailles (France), and recommendations of an Intergovernmental Working Group on the Creation of an Effective International Crime and Justice Programme. 1st Session: 21-30 Apr 1992, Vienna (Austria). Also referred to as Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice -- Commission pour la prévention du crime et la justice pénale -- Comisión de Prevención del Delito y Justicia Penal. Based at Vienna International Centre (VIC), within United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

Aims

Act as principal policy-making body of the United Nations in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice; develop, monitor and review implementation of UN crime prevention programme, act as governing body of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and approve budget of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Fund.

Future Events

2020 Kyoto, Japan – Quinquennial United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

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Activities

Awareness raising; capacity building; guidance/assistance/consulting; politics/policy/regulatory; Commission serves as preparatory body for the quinquennial United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish.

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Members

Members in 39 countries
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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Money
  • Societal Problems
    • Prevention
    • Crime
  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Policy-making
    • Policy
  • Peace
    • Justice

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3128

Last News Received

2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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