The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is the central body within the United Nations system dealing with crime prevention and criminal justice policy, including trafficking in persons, transnational crime and aspects of terrorism prevention. It monitors the use and application of relevant United Nations standards and norms and guides policy development in response to emerging forms of crime.
The Commission offers Member States a forum to exchange expertise, experiences and information, to develop national and international strategies and to identify priorities for combating crime. The Commission coordinates its efforts with other United Nations bodies that have specific mandates in the areas of crime and criminal justice, including the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The Commission also acts as preparatory body to the United Nations Crime Congresses.
Meetings in the current year
• Twenty-second reconvened session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 12-13 December 2013