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    UNIS/CP/1118
    7 March 2021

    Remarks by H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir, President of the United Nations General Assembly: Special Event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

    I thank the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Government of Japan, for inviting me to participate in this important event.

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    UNIS/CP/1117
    7 March 2021

    Kyoto Crime Congress agrees declaration to tackle growing crime threats and promote inclusive COVID-19 recovery

    The 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice – held in an innovative hybrid format amid pandemic restrictions – opened in Kyoto today with calls for renewing global cooperation against crime to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and recover from the pandemic

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    UNIS/SGSM/1108
    7 March 2021

    The Secretary-General: Remarks to the Opening of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

    I am pleased to greet the Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Kyoto.

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    UNIS/CP/1115
    7 March 2021

    Remarks by H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir, President of the United Nations General Assembly:Opening of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

    I thank you, Madame President, and the Government of Japan, for inviting me to address the Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. I also avail of this opportunity to congratulate you on your election.

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    UNIS/CP/1116
    7 March 2021

    Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Waly:Remarks to the Opening of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

    It is an honour for me to welcome all of you to the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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    Crime prevention and criminal justice in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Comprehensive strategies for crime prevention towards social and economic development

    Integrated approaches to challenges facing the criminal justice system

    Promoting the rule of law

    International cooperation vital to address all forms of crime, terrorism & new & emerging forms of crime

     


    Advancing the rule of law: towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    People everywhere want to be free from fear of all forms of crime and violence and feel safe as they go about their lives. Peaceful, just and inclusive societies are necessary to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    The interrelationship between the rule of law and development will be the focus on the fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice which takes place from 7 to 12 March 2021 in Kyoto, Japan.

    The UN Crime Congress, hosted by the Government of Japan, brings together experts, policymakers and governments to discuss how to advance crime prevention, criminal justice and the rule of law: towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

    Some of the topics that will be discussed include cybercrime, access to justice, reducing reoffending, empowering communities to prevent crime and human trafficking.

     

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