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Introductory Handbook on the Prevention of Recidivism and the Social Reintegration of Offenders

  • 14 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Introductory Handbook on the Prevention of Recidivism and the Social Reintegration of Offenders
The present Introductory Handbook on the Prevention of Recidivism and the Social Reintegration of Offenders is part of a series of practical tools developed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to support countries in preventing crime, implementing criminal justice reforms and strengthening the rule of law.

Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Cities and the New Urban Agenda

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Cities and the New Urban Agenda

The report is intended primarily for three key sectors: decision-makers and elected officials who are responsible for creating safer and more inclusive societies, whether at national, state or local level; practitioners and professionals whose work has a major impact on building safe and healthy communities, ranging from the police and the justice sector to social and health workers, teachers and civil society and non-governmental organizations; and the research community, including those in universities and institutes who help build knowledge and evidence on the effectiveness and the costs and benefits of prevention policies and practice.

Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

  • 1 November 2016
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

Criminal justice systems differ from one country to the other and their response to antisocial behaviors is not always homogeneous. However, over the years the United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice have provided a collective vision of how criminal justice system should be structured.

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