July 14, 2020

Developing transformational partnerships to catalyze SDGs implementation - webinar

Only by working together can we accelerate towards the Global Goals!  On the sidelines of the virtual High-Level Political Forum, a webinar addressing transformational partnerships catalyzing the SDGs implementation has been organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, World Economic Forum, and The Partnering Initiative.

July 13, 2020

Translation Builds Bridges

In support of the multilingual approach of the UNODC's Doha Declaration Global Programme, the #Education4Justice academic module series has been translated into Spanish by students and professors of the University of Applied Science of Peru.

July 8, 2020

Virtual Launch Event: Technical Guide on Preventing Violent Extremism through Sports

The Technical Guide, developed in the context of the Youth Crime Prevention through Sport Initiative under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration, provides comprehensive guidance on how sport and sport-based programmes can be used in the context of Preventing Violent Extremism to address related risk and protective factors. The guide identifies five areas of intervention through sports, namely safe spaces, social inclusion, education, empowerment and resilience, to prevent radicalization and violent extremism among youth, and provides guidance on strengthening the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of sport-based initiatives.

July 6, 2020

Rule of Law Champion Ana Joselina Fortín

What makes Olympic swimmer Ana Joselina Fortín a Rule of Law Champion? Her recipe for success that she teaches youth!
1. Be disciplined
2. Always give more than 100% in everything you do
3. Choose the right path to achieve what you want

June 29, 2020

Finding Peace with the Law

Overcrowding in prisons is a global issue, including in Indonesia where rehabilitation facilities originally designed to house around 130,000 people are now nearing double that capacity.

At parts of efforts to resolve issues such as this, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime launched a prisoner rehabilitation project in the Semarang Female Correctional Facility. Developed under the Doha Declaration Global Programme, the project aims to lower the reoffending rate by providing prisoners with vocational training in batik - the country's traditional fabric dyeing technic. By obtaining commercially viable skills that can be used post-release, prisoners earn #ANewChance to reintegrate into society and avoid conflict with the law in the future.

June 25, 2020

The Global Judicial Integrity Network: Access to Justice in Small Island Nations

Chief Justice Janice Pereira of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court speaks with the Global Judicial Integrity Network about access to justice in small islands nations, with a particular focus on the current practices of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

June 24, 2020

Becoming a New Person - The Story of Asih Yulianti

Since 2000, the global female prison population has increased by 50%. This story of Asih is one example of how rehabilitation programmes supported by UNODC's Global Doha Declaration programme help provide inmates with equal opportunities for #ANewChance upon release.

June 22, 2020

Do Your Part in Contributing to the Rule of Law

We are all members of one human family! That's why an injustice to one is an injustice to all. Let's join together to #Act4RuleofLaw and build a better, more just world for all!