Vienna Crime and Justice Training E-Lectures

Experimental E-lecture on

Sport, Violence & Crime Prevention

to be aired from the United Nations Information Service by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in cooperation with the University of Vienna (Austria)

Vienna, 8 December 2010, 10-12 a.m., GMT+1
(two lecture units in English)

  • How to prevent spectators' violence involved in soccer and ice hockey games?
  • Are there any kinds of sport more and less relevant to event-spectators' violence?
  • Does personal involvement in sport decrease or increase drug abuse and crime?
  • How does doping, organized crime and corruption undermine fair play?
  • What and how countermeasures work to make sport a contribution to preventing drug abuse and crime?
  • What the United Nations do for preventing drug abuse and crime through sport?

A panel of eminent international experts will present a global overview of the above topics and discuss the related countermeasures to violence, crime and other uncivil behaviour.

You will be able to access the E-Lecture on "Sport, Violence & Crime Prevention" on 8 December 2010, 10-12am at

Join the lecture and the follow-up Question and Answer session!

Please send your questions for the Q&A session (in English) to

Recommended facilities

  • Internet broadband connection
  • Computer screen (beamer in case of bigger and assembled audience)
  • Appointed internet Liaison with the Provider of the lecture with the readily available e-mailing of real-time questions