5 May 2006

UNICRI launches Masters programme in "International Organizations, International Criminal Law and Crime Prevention".

The UNODC Crime Programme is the United Nations office responsible for crime prevention, criminal justice and criminal law reform. It pays special attention to combating transnational organized crime, corruption and illicit trafficking in human beings.

The Crime Programme promotes research and studies new and emerging forms of crime in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), which has launched a Masters programme in  "International Organizations, International Criminal Law and Crime Prevention".

The programme aims to provide participants with specific competencies in the field of international criminal law; in-depth knowledge of the international instruments for the prevention and punishment of international and transnational crimes as well as of acts of terrorism; and insights into the United Nations and other international organizations' activities and policies.

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