Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
"Integrating crime prevention and criminal justice into the wider United Nations agenda to address social and economic challenges and to promote the rule of law at the national and international levels, and public participation"
The United Nations General Assembly, by its resolution 65/230 of 21 December 2010, accepted with gratitude the offer of the Government of Qatar to host the Thirteenth Congress in 2015.
On 19 December 2011, the General Assembly adopted resolution 66/179 inviting Member States to provide their suggestions in relation to the overall theme, agenda items and the topics for the workshops of the Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Based on these suggestions, the General Assembly adopted resolution 67/184. Further information is contained in the most recent report of the Secretary-General on preparations for the Thirteenth Congress.
- Successes and challenges in implementing comprehensive crime prevention and criminal justice policies and strategies to promote the rule of law at the national and international levels, and to support sustainable development;
- International cooperation, including at the regional level, to combat transnational organized crime;
- Comprehensive and balanced approaches to prevent and adequately respond to new and emerging forms of transnational crime;
- National approaches to public participation in strengthening crime prevention and criminal justice.