World Day against Trafficking in Persons
This year’s theme for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons highlights the importance of listening to and learning from survivors of human trafficking. Survivors are key actors in the fight against human trafficking. They play a crucial role in establishing effective measures to prevent this crime, identifying and rescuing victims and supporting them on their road to rehabilitation.
30 Jul, 2021
UNODC Delivers the first Workshop for Civil Society on the Self-assessment Questionnaire of the UNTOC Review Process
10 Jul, 2021
SE4U Self-paced Training on the Implementation of UNTOC and its Review Mechanism
UNODC Civil Society Unit is inviting applications for an online and asynchronous training “Stakeholder Engagement for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (SE4U)”. The overall objective of this training is to improve the capacity of civil society organizations, academia and the private sector to contribute to the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and its Review Mechanism in accordance with Resolution 9/1 of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and to prepare them for constructive dialogue with government authorities and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
22 Jun, 2021
UNODC: WhatsOn - Fostering partnership against organized crime
WhatsOn is an online platform designed to bring together relevant stakeholders in the fight against transnational organised crime, including non-governmental organisations, academia and the private sector.
11 Jun, 2021
Gender Equality Forum 22 - 24 June, 2021
The mission of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is to contribute to global peace and security, human rights and development by making the world safer from drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism by working for and with Member States. It is a virtual conference to discuss the future of gender equality and women’s empowerment in UNODC's mandated areas of work.
11 Jun, 2021
Information about the special session of the General Assembly against corruption
21 May, 2021
Results of the Annual General Assembly of the Alliance
21 May, 2021
Statement on behalf of Non-Governmental Organizations at the 30th CCPCJ
Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Chair, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
18 May, 2021
Relevant meetings and side events during the 30th session of the CCPCJ
14 May, 2021
Coordination of NGO statements at the 30th Session of CCPCJ
05 May, 2021
Registration for 30th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is open to all ECOSOC NGOs
In order to register, an official letter signed by the Head of the Organization needs to be shared with the members of the delegation, in order to enable them to register in INDICO by 12 May 2021.
26 Apr, 2021
Call for Civil Society Gender Equality Stories
Everyday around the world, civil society takes action for gender equality. Stories of positive impact provide hope for the future. In a world where COVID-19 has exacerbated existing gender inequality, recovery must be a gender-responsive. This is why the United Nations now calls for civil society organizations to share your Stories on Gender Equality. UN Department of Global Communications will highlight the achievements of civil society on gender equality through social media posts and on our website*. We know your actions will inspire others. Working together, we can make a difference.
09 Apr, 2021
Call for Special accreditation for the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Apply now for the special accreditation for the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), the joint thematic event of the GA & ECOSOC on LDCs, and other preparatory processes! Application website: https://indico.un.org/event/35735/ #UNwithCivilSociety #LDC5 Deadline: 15 April 2021
09 Apr, 2021
Special Session of the General Assembly against Corruption
The application for special accreditation is now open until 4 April 2021.
30 Mar, 2021
Call for Nominations
The Annual General Assembly will take place on 19 May 2021, in conjunction with the 30th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (17-21 May).
13 Mar, 2021
The Importance of Urban Safety Strategies in the situations of emergency and disaster
Statement submitted by the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice during the 14th Crime Congress
09 Mar, 2021
Joint Statement on behalf of Non-Governmental Organizations
Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
03 Mar, 2021
Launch of the UNODC Strategic Vision for Africa 2030 24 February 2021 at 1PM CET
The launch of the UNODC Strategic Vision for Africa 2030 takes place virtually on 24 February 2021 at 1PM CET. The document will be available online at www.unodc.org. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
20 Feb, 2021
Briefing on UNODC Strategy to Civil Society 25th February 10:30-11:30 Vienna time
UNODC has recently launched its new five-year strategy, covering 2021-25. Recognizing that a key to successful implementation of this Strategy will be the expanded use of partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, the online meeting on February 25th will provide a briefing to Civil Society partners. The briefing will include a presentation of the Strategy by Jean-Luc Lemahieu, Director of the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), UNODC and Bo Mathiassen, Deputy Director of the Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), UNODC. The presentation will be followed by a Question & Answer session for the civil society participants.
18 Feb, 2021
14th Crime Congress: Important information for registration
The NGOs who reconfirmed their interest in participating in the Kyoto Congress are progressively receiving emails from the Secretariat inviting them to register online.
17 Feb, 2021
Joining the Crime Congress Platform
Personalized Link: Once you have successfully registered for the Congress in the INDICO registration system, you will receive a personalized link to your email address. By clicking on the personalized link, you will join the VIRTUAL LOBBY of the Congress. Please save the email with your personal access link, which will allow you to join the platform for the entire duration of the Congress. Link to the platform: https://inevent.com/en/UNODC/CrimeCongressUN/hotsite.php
16 Feb, 2021
14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
The United Nations Crime Congress has been postponed to 07 - 12 March 2021. Updated information, various deadlines and other changes will be announced in due course. For all inquiries from Non-Governmental Organizations, please contact the Secretariat of the Congress through the Civil Society Team (firstname.lastname@example.org). For all other inquiries, please contact the Secretariat of the Congress (email@example.com).
26 Jan, 2021
Change the World - webinar #2 Police and Policing in a System of Safety is now on YouTube
Police and Policing in a System of Safety The crisis in policing has prompted world-wide contemplation of the possibility of de-funding the police. The webinar series will explore and present alternatives to de-funding the police and also to the brutality and enforcement-focused mandate for policing. Policing should be reframed within a concept of systemic urban safety, as one amongst a transversal set of mandates.
21 Jan, 2021
14th Crime Congress Registration for the Congress is open as of 20 January and will close on 24 February 2021
Registration for participation in the Congress has to be done via the United Nations registration platform INDICO. INDICO is based on the principle of self-registration by the individual participants. Each participant attending in-person or online must register in INDICO with his/her personalized INDICO profile (pls. see below under “steps to register”).
20 Jan, 2021
CCPCJ Thirtieth session, First intersessional meeting, 22 January 2021, 9.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.- Vienna Time (CET)
The meeting will be webcast starting at 9.30 a.m. on 22 January, Vienna Time (CET).
19 Jan, 2021
UNODC Chief Meets Civil Society Umbrella Organizations
UNODC Executive Director Ghada Waly met with leaders of the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) and the UNCAC Coalition. Together, they discussed civil society participation in meetings and processes related to UNODC’s mandate.
22 Dec, 2020
UNODC public launch of "Female victims of tracking for sexual exploitation as defendants"
This virtual event aims to launch a new UNODC publication entitled “Female victims of tracking for sexual exploitation as defendants: A case law analysis”. The case-law analysis will be presented in a panel discussion with representatives of international organisations and criminal justice practitioners, in presence of the donor, the Kingdom of Sweden. Main findings of the analysis will be presented during the launch.
14 Dec, 2020
Global Initiative - Resilience Fellowship 2021
The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) is pleased to announce the second edition of the Resilience Fellowship, ‘Extortion as an illicit economy of organized crime’, to build a platform for cross-sectoral, global and interdisciplinary collaboration between civil-society actors, human-rights activists, journalists, artists, scholars, policymakers, grassroots community leaders and others working to counter the effects of organized crime.
10 Dec, 2020
Crime Prevention and Justice in 2030 The UN and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Book edited by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Helmut Kury and Dr. Sławomir Redo to honour the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations comprises 35 contributions prefaced by H.E. Brigitte Bierlein, former Chancellor of Austria and President of the Constitutional Tribunal, and by H.E. Lech Wałęsa, Nobel Prize Laureate and former President of Poland An Online/ZOOM virtual book launching hosted by the International Institute for Peace features real-time topical statements with online discussants and Q&A.
09 Dec, 2020
Change the World - webinar #1 is now on Youtube
Let’s change the world and make it a safer place! Webinar #1 - Why partnerships matter - What makes collaboration difficult - What processes to follow to build sustainable and productive partnerships - What we can achieve when we do them all
13 Nov, 2020
Change the World - webinar zero is now on Youtube
Let’s change the world and make it a safer place! Pursuing urban safety objectives towards the Sustainable Development Goals in times of extreme disruption #BuildBackBetter The Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in collaboration with African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) and Fixed invite your participation in a series of web workshop using a systems approach to cast a civil society lens on the future of urban safety in the context of COVID-19 responses and impacts. The series will start with a “Webinar Zero” introducing concepts and scenarios, to be followed by five more webinars between November 2020 and February 2021.
30 Oct, 2020