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2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

  • 8 noviembre 2016
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2008 Economic Downturn and Federal Inaction Impact on Crime

At the direction of Conference President and Miami Mayor Manuel A. (Manny) Diaz, The U.S. Conference of Mayors is holding five ’08 Mayors’ Action Forums between early August and early October in which America’s mayors will forge an action agenda for cities and metro areas to present to the next President of the United States. The five national events in five cities across the country are intended to prepare the Conference to present the next President with a set of priorities for action on urban/suburban problems that can be taken during the first 100 days of the new administration.

ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour - Results and methodology

  • 1 noviembre 2016
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ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour - Results and methodology

In 2005, the International Labour Office (ILO) published its first global estimate of forced labour.1 The estimate (a minimum of 12.3 million persons in forced labour at any point in time in the period 1995-2004) received considerable attention by governmental and non-governmental organizations and in the media. It has since been widely cited as the most authoritative estimate of the largely hidden, and therefore difficult to measure, phenomenon of forced labour.

Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

  • 1 noviembre 2016
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Mapping citizen security interventions in Latin America: reviewing the evidence

A combination of global, regional and local threats facing Latin Americans have given rise to an array of security responses. Some intervention strategies are heavy-handed and focused on restoring law and order, while others emphasize a wide array of preventive measures and are intended to support social cohesion.

Global Study on Homicide 2013 - Trends, Contexts, Data

  • 1 noviembre 2016
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Global Study on Homicide 2013 - Trends, Contexts, Data

The Global Study on Homicide 2013 seeks to shed light on the worst of crimes — the intentional killing of one human being by another. Beyond resulting in the deaths of nearly half a million people in 2012, this form of violent crime has a broad impact on security — and the perception of security — across all societies.

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

  • 1 noviembre 2016
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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.

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