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UNCCPCJ / UNODC. 1991 ‘Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.’ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna: United Nations Economic and Social Council / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 1 January

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Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

The Commission… is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council. Its mandated priority areas are:

- international action to combat national and transnational crime, including organized crime, economic crime and money laundering;
- promoting the role of criminal law in protecting the environment;
- crime prevention in urban areas, including juvenile crime and violence; and
- improving the efficiency and fairness of criminal justice administration systems.

Aspects of these principal themes are selected for discussion at each annual session of the Vienna-based Commission…

The Commission develops, monitors and reviews the implementation of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice programme and facilitates the coordination of its activities… The Commission acts as the governing body of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Fund, the United Nations fund that provides resources for promoting technical assistance in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice carried out by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime…

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