Information Briefing in preparation of the Thematic Discussions of the CCPCJ with Jo Dedeyne-Amann

30 Sep 2021, 10:00 - 11:00 (GMT+2)

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Thematic Discussions of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on the implementation of the Kyoto Declaration, 10-12 November 2021

During its thirtieth regular session in May 2021, the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted by consensus a resolution entitled “Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice”, through which the Commission approved the Kyoto Declaration and recommended, through the Economic and Social Council, its endorsement by the General Assembly. Member States requested, amongst others, in operative paragraph 11 of the resolution that the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, hold intersessional thematic discussions, working in close consultation with Member States on a workplan, to effectively follow up on the Kyoto Declaration through the sharing of information, good practices and lessons learned.


The meeting will be webcast starting at 11 a.m. on 11 November, Vienna Time (CET). Please watch the event live HERE.


Thematic discussions on Pillar I: Advancing crime prevention will be held from 10 to 12 November 2021. 

Thematic session 1: Addressing the causes, including the root causes of crime; enhancing evidence-based crime prevention and promoting tailor-made crime prevention strategies; (10 November 2021) 

Thematic session 2: Addressing the economic dimension of crime; (11 November 2021)

Thematic session 3: Mainstreaming a gender perspective into crime prevention; addressing the needs and protect the rights of children and youth in crime prevention; and empowering youth for crime prevention; (12 November 2021)


A background note will be available closer to the time of the meeting.