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close this bookThe United Nations and Crime Prevention - Seeking Security and Justice for All (UN, 1996, 170 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction: Seeking security and justice for all
View the documentChapter 1 - A short history of international cooperation against crime
View the documentChapter 2 - The costs of crime
View the documentChapter 3 - The United Nations crime prevention system
View the documentChapter 4 - United Nations Congresses on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders
View the documentChapter 5 - Technical cooperation and advisory services
View the documentChapter 6 - Affiliated and associated institutes
Open this folder and view contentsAppendices: United Nations standards, guidelines and international instruments


United Nations
New York, 1996

Since its foundation, the United Nations, drawing on the principles of the Charter and the International Bill of Human Rights, has formulated numerous international instruments in crime prevention and criminal justice. The full texts of such instruments are contained in the Compendium of United Nations Standards and Norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (United Nations Publication, Sales No. E.92.IV.1, ISBN 92-1-130148-3).

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Printed on recycled paper by the
United Nations Reproduction Section
DPI/1143/Rev.2/CRM - 95-93615 - May 1996 - 5M
Sales No. E.96.IV.9
ISBN 92-1-130177-7