Joint media statement UNICRI and the South African Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the South African Directorat
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, the German Federal Criminal Police and UNICRI join forces against food fraud and related organized crime activities
Berlin, 3 July 2018.
Strategic partnership between UNICRI and 1Qbit to support the Centre on AI and Robotics
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and 1QB Information Technologies, Inc.
Rehabilitation and reintegration of foreign terrorist fighters and violent extremist offenders
A Discussion of good practices and lessons learned
Within the framework of the High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism A
Applying technology to reinforce security and promote development
Palais des Nations, 8-14 avenue de la Paix (Pregny gate), Room 24
Geneva, Switzerland 13 June 2018
The meeting Applying technology to reinforce securit
27th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)
Celebrating 50 years of partnership with Italy in advancing justice and security through innovation and dialogue
Conference at the UN Campus in Turin
From 14 to 16 February, a three-day conference organized by UNICRI has gathered practitioners and policymakers to discuss issues related to the rehabilitation and reintegration of foreign terrorist fi
Launching of the 2018 LL.M in Transnational Crime and Justice
The new edition of the Master of Laws in Transnational Crime and Justice (LL.M) will be presented on 12 February 2018 at the UN Campus in Turin.
Expert workshop on Blockchain
Opportunities and Challenges
On Monday 29 January, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, UNICRI convened a restricted group of global experts from international organizations, the private sector and
OIE Ad Hoc Group on Veterinary Legislation: A Review of Veterinary Legislation to Address Biological Threats
On 23-25 January 2018, UNICRI participated in a three-day ad hoc group meeting convened by the World Organisation for Animal Hea
UNICRI is currently implementing an initiative that aims at creating new knowledge on the progress and challenges associated with measuring and achieving Goal 16 of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Hague Good Practices on the Nexus between Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism
Understanding the ways in which transnational organized crime and terrorism are linked has become a priority concern for many Member States. In this regard, the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2195 (2014), on the interaction of terrorism and cross-border crime and its impact on international peace and security, called upon States to better understand and address this nexus as a threat to security and development.
A new research study on the identification and analyses of malware on selected suspected copyright-infringing websites was published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The research was carried out in cooperation with UNICRI.
A senior level official with many years of experience in international organizations and the private sector, Ms. Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas, will lead the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). The new Director a.i. of UNICRI brings to the Institute a wealth of senior-level experience in the management of complex international organizations, with emphasis on strategic planning, programme design, budgeting and finance.
On 20 - 24 August, Puebla has hosted the 6th workshop on tourism security in Mexico. The meeting is part of the Tourism security programme 2016-2019 in Central America and the Caribbean funded by the Government of Canada and implemented by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism of the Organization of the American States (OEA – CICTE), in cooperation with the partner countries.
On 9 – 10 August UNICRI participated in the 2018 Meeting of Experts of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) held at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva. More specifically, the Institute took part to the session Review of Developments in the Field of Science and Technology Related to the Convention (MX2). In its presentation during the plenary session, representatives of UNICRI described the primary goals, the working methodology and the geographical dimension of the International Network on Biotechnology (INB).
Today, 30 July 2018, marks the fifth World Day against trafficking in persons, which represents an important opportunity to reflect on our shared responsibility and show solidarity with the victims of this crime.
Tackling future policing challenges with AI and robotics
The first global meeting to examine the opportunities and risks of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics for law enforcement was organized by INTERPOL’s Innovation Centre and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), through its Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Singapore on 11 and 12 July.
The new Report “The State of Knowledge of Crimes that have Serious Impacts on the Environment” has been published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).