The 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is being held from 7 to 12 March 2021 in Kyoto, Japan. The event is organized in a hybrid format with online participation along with restricted in-person elements. The Crime Congress is the world's largest and most diverse gathering of policymakers, practitioners, academia, intergovernmental organizations and civil society in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.
Adopted at the conclusion of the 13th Crime Congress held in the State of Qatar in 2015, the Doha Declaration has at its centre the understanding that the rule of law and sustainable development are interrelated and mutually reinforcing.
To put this into reality, UNODC launched an ambitious Global Programme to help countries achieve a sustainable impact on the rule of law. Made possible thanks to the support of the State of Qatar, the Global Programme focuses on four interrelated components:
Find details on all events related to the Doha Declaration Global Programme at the UN Crime Congress in Kyoto.
Read our special magazine offering a unique retrospective on the Global Programme's five years of innovation.
Explore our interactive map showcasing examples of the Global Programme’s impact across the world since 2016.
Visit the virtual exhibition to see more on the work of the Global Programme and its four components.