November 3, 2020

Youth resilience & lowering recruitment by gangs and organized criminal networks: COP10 Side Event

This virtual high-level side event held during COP10 underlined the importance of prevention programmes for vulnerable youth as part of comprehensive strategies to counter gang violence and organized crime. Panelists shared experiences from Latin America on the use of innovative approaches, such as through sport, to reach young people at risk of victimization and involvement in crime. Specifically, and building on the work of UNODC, the event highlighted the use of sport as a tool to build youth and community resilience by strengthening key personal and social life skills, and by generating safe public spaces that facilitate positive youth engagement in marginalized communities.

October 5, 2020

The Global Judicial Integrity Network: Innovation in Judicial Training

Judge Sandra Oxner of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute (CJEI) discusses innovative judicial training techniques. This includes tips to motivate judges to participate, as well as how to assess participants' retention of the course material.

September 24, 2020

UNODC Explains: The role of building life skills to counter youth crime

Worldwide, how big of a problem is youth crime? How can youth be led away from a life of crime?  Find out more in this new episode of UNODC Explains.

August 17, 2020

UNODC Explains: The importance of prisoner rehabilitation for society

Why is the rehabilitation of prisoners important? How can countries ensure a balance between security and dignity in prisons? Find out more in this new episode of UNODC Explains.

August 10, 2020

Youth Crime Prevention during COVID-19 in South Africa

This workshop analysed the risk factors of youth crime and victimization, in particular in the context of increased vulnerabilities during COVID-19, and identified existing and future responses in South Africa. Responses were discussed in the context of South Africa's 2016 White paper on Safety and Security, which promotes a multi-agency, developmental approach to crime prevention.

August 10, 2020

Financial Disclosure Systems for Judges

This webinar provides a unique opportunity to advance the debate on financial disclosure systems, exchange experiences and good practices and learn from jurisdictions that have introduced financial disclosure systems for their judges.

July 23, 2020

Virtual High-Level Event: How brands of prison products support prisoner reintegration

Under the Doha Declaration Global Programme, UNODC has developed a  Practical Guide to Creating a Brand of Prison Products  to support Member States in developing or enhancing a brand of prison products or services, in full compliance with international standards and norms applicable to prison-based work programmes and prisoners' working conditions.

July 21, 2020

UNODC Explains: Corruption and its impact on judicial integrity 

UNODC explains about corruption and its impact on judicial integrity Get the facts! Learn about the consequences of corruption within judiciary in the new episode of "@UNODC explains" Visit for more in-depth insights on UNODC 's support.