Issue 12 | June 1 2010
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Crime Commission tackles new challenges

26 May 2010 - The nineteenth session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was held in Vienna from 17 to 21 May. "The challenge of this Commission is to act and to ensure that nations have the laws, knowledge and tools needed to deliver justice appropriate to the twenty-first century," said UNODC Executive Director Antonio Maria Costa in his opening remarks. The main theme of the discussion was the threat posed by trafficking in cultural property. The Commission adopted a resolution to strengthen and fully implement mechanisms for the recovery and return of cultural property that has been stolen or trafficked, and for its protection and preservation.

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  • World Drug Day (26 June 2010)

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