The Journalism and Public Information Programme on New Threats during the COVID-19 Pandemic aims at enhancing the capabilities of journalists and public information professionals in the areas of justice, crime prevention
On 4 November 2020, UNICRI held a virtual meeting of the International Network on Biotechnology (INB), a global network of academic and research institutions developed by UNICRI, in cooperation with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and committed to advancing education and raising-awareness about responsible life science.
UNICRI and the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI) are organizing the sixth edition of the Winter School on Environmental Crimes, which will be delivered online, from 20 to 24 November 2023.
250 Law enforcement representatives and experts from more than 60 countries joined the stakeholder meeting of the “AI for safer children initiative”
Over the course of two parallel sessions on 15 and 17 June, approximately 250 representatives of the law enforcement community from all continents across the world came together to participate virtually in the first Stakeholder Meeting of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Safer Children initiative.
The Journalism and Public Information Programme on New Threats during the COVID-19 Pandemic aims at enhancing the capabilities of journalists and public information professionals in the areas of justice, crime prevention and security. The programme intends to promote reliable and responsible public information given the crucial role played by media in influencing policies and civil society development.
On the 21st and 22nd April 2021, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the Office of the European Union (EU) Counter-Terrorism Coordinator will hold a virtual expert-level meeting to take stock of the recent evolution and potentially emerging trends of the threat posed by ISIL/Al-Qaida inspired terrorism in Europe in light of the spate of attacks throughout 2020 and against the backdrop of COVID-19.
More than 200 security officials across the Caribbean Region will gather for a virtual course on the malicious use of social media by violent non-state actors during COVID-19 on 8th April 2021. The spread of misinformation and disinformation is a threat faced by most CARICOM Member States and is high on the CARICOM agenda.
An International Experts Gathering has been organized under the leadership of the United Arab Emirates within the framework of the European Union Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence risk mitigation initiative (EU CBRN CoE) and with the involvement of the Head of the CBRN CoE Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States (GCC), Brigadier Hussein Al Harthi.
As the majority of countries has applied the social lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified. According to UN Women, 243 million women and girls have suffered sexual and/or physical abuse committed by an intimate partner in the past 12 months. We believe that a gender perspectives should be included at all stages, during and following a crisis. A featured article by UNICRI's Programme Officer Alessandra Liquori O'Neill addresses national emergency response plans and gender issues in these challenging times.
New York (09.00 – 10.30), Geneva (15.00 – 16.30), 2 July 2020.
In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic. The on-going crisis has had an unprecedented impact not only on public health but also on the global economy, social well-being and critical infrastructure.