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
Stakeholder Engagement for the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (SE4U) ASIA online training
TRAINING DATES: 10-12 NOVEMBER 2020 DEADLINE TO APPLY: 23 OCTOBER 2020 REGIONAL FOCUS: ASIA
30 Sep, 2020
NEW DATES FOR THE UNCAC NGO BRIEFING & PREPARATORY MEETINGS FOR THE UNGASS ON CORRUPTION
Following the postponement of the NGO briefing on the sidelines of the UNCAC Implementation Review Group (IRG) and the first intersessional meetings in preparation of the first-ever preparation of the UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on Corruption, UNODC has published an updated timeline for these meetings.
18 Aug, 2020
UNODC Training on Stakeholder Engagement for UNTOC
UNODC is pleased to invite Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academics and private sector representatives from Africa and Europe to apply for the participation in the upcoming training on Stakeholder Engagement for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). Date: 15-17 September 2020.
04 Aug, 2020
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).
31 Jul, 2020
Special session of the General Assembly against corruption
The first intersessional meeting of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption on the preparations for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption (UNGASS) will be held on 22 and 23 June 2020.
10 Jun, 2020
UNODC Thematic Brief on COVID 19
Impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on trafficking in persons.
08 May, 2020
UN Women survey on Trafficking and COVID 19 (closes on May 11th)
UN Women in partnership with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe/Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) are in the process of developing short-term and mid-term policy recommendations based on data collected through surveys with survivors of trafficking and frontline responders to ensure the implementation of a human rights-based, gender-sensitive and victim-centered approach to trafficking in persons during and post COVID-19.
Please find below the links to the surveys, which will be active until 11 May 20.
If you are a survivor of trafficking, please click this link: https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/8OtmoX
If you are a staff of an NGO or IGO, please click this link: https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/4HqbXV#
08 May, 2020
NGO Branch of DESA is currently accepting applications from NGOs that wish to apply for ECOSOC consultative status
Applications are accepted throughout the year however the timeline to review your application will depend on when your application is received by us. Complete applications must be received by June 1st of the year before the NGO wishes to be considered for recommendation by the Committee. For example, applications submitted by 1 June 2020 will be taken up by the Committee on NGOs in 2021. Applications received between 2 June 2020 and 1 June 2021 will be taken up in the year 2022. Please hurry and submit your application as the review process is on first come first served basis. For more information click http://bit.ly/2UGL66l. To apply click http://bit.ly/2UuisGc. To see a Webinar conducted on the topic click here: http://bit.ly/2VBWo98.
08 May, 2020
Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting May 20th, 2020
The Board agreed to maintain the date of 20 May for an extraordinary General Assembly Meeting to discuss urgent matters and to be held exclusively online. This extraordinary GA meeting will be convened as per rules established in the Statutes and will allow for the adoption of by-laws, membership fees and any other urgent matters of relevance to the GA which are necessary for the functioning of the Alliance.
21 Apr, 2020
The 8th Conference of the States Parties to the UNCAC
The biennial meeting of the Conference of the States Parties to the UNCAC, aimed at assessing progress on the implementation of the Convention, has taken place in Abu Dhabi from 16 to 20 December 2019. CSO representatives were allowed to attend the COSP as observers. A Civil Society Preparatory Meeting have taken place the day before the Conference (Sunday 15 December at 10:30).
11 Dec, 2019