April 16, 2020

Global Education Coalition for COVID-19 Response: a message from the UNODC Executive Director

UNODC is pleased to join the COVID-19 Education Coalition under the leadership of UNESCO. These are difficult times and we must pool our collective expertise, resources and solidarity to ensure continuity and provision of quality education for children and youth. While the current crisis is an unprecedented global challenge it is at the same time creating unparalleled opportunities to reinvent the way young people engage and build trust with our public institutions and to never stop learning.

April 2, 2020

The Global Judicial Integrity Network: Representation of Women in the Judiciary

Judge Fatima Al-Mal of Qatar speaks with the Global Judicial Integrity Network about her experiences as a female judge, as well as how to improve the representation of women in the judiciary.

March 25, 2020

Justice for All

On a daily basis, justice needs arise in a broad range of settings across the globe. Victim-survivors, witnesses, accused persons and prisoners all require access to the effective, accountable and inclusive justice institutions that uphold the rule of law.The complexity of ensuring justice for all underscores the importance of internationally agreed minimum standards to ensure that justice processes play a key role in the protection of human rights.

To promote a broader understanding and more effective application of the United Nations standards and norms on crime prevention and criminal justice, UNODC has designed #Education4JusticeUniversity Modules for use by academics around the world. The Module series is available online: https://www.unodc.org/e4j/en/tertiary/criminal-justice.html


Justice for All


March 9, 2020

The Global Judicial Integrity Network: Judicial Independence and Disciplinary Proceedings

Judge Gerhard Reissner of the International Association of Judges speaks with the Global Judicial Integrity Network about the work of international associations in raising awareness to counter threats to judicial independence.

January 22, 2020

Preventing youth crime and violence through sport

Sport has great potential to empower youth and help them find the right path in life! Don't you agree? The #LineUpLiveUp global initiative on youth crime prevention uses sport to empower young people from marginalized communities and help them develop essential life skills that increase adaptive and positive behaviour addressing vulnerabilities that are linked to violence, crime and drug use.

January 21, 2020

Black Belt in Life • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E12

#ChooseSport is a series of one-minute short videos that profile youth across the world who have gone through a transformation with sports and the trainers who promote this approach.

January 20, 2020

The Global Judicial Integrity Network: Safeguarding Judicial Independence through Judicial Immunities

International legal expert Judge Grezgorz Borkowski speaks with the Global Judicial Integrity Network about judicial immunity and its importance for upholding judicial independence.

December 20, 2019

Be Your Better Self • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E11

At an age when many teens face challenges, sports coaches can become a major positive influence on them. Sport helped Rustam from Kyrgyzstan overcome a very difficult time in life. As a football coach today he inspires youth to find the right path in life.