"Why is it important to teach children, early in their academic journey, the values of rule of law?"
The Education for Justice (E4J) initiative seeks to prevent crime and promote a culture of lawfulness through education activities designed for primary, secondary and tertiary levels. These activities will help educators teach the next generation to better understand and address problems that can undermine the rule of law and encourage students to actively engage in their communities and future professions in this regard.
Around this, we spoke to Carine Allaf of Qatar Foundation International to get her thoughts on the importance of teaching children about the values of rule of law.
For 60 years, the United Nations has held congresses to strengthen international cooperation in support of criminal justice and against the global threat of crime.
The United Nations Crime Congress is the world's largest and most diverse gathering of governments, civil society, academia and experts in crime prevention and criminal justice.
This video showcases 60 years of achievements, stretching from the 1955 Congress held in Geneva through to the most recent in 2015 in Doha.
Ahead of the 13th United Nations Crime Congress in April 2015, a three day 'Doha Youth Forum' was organized by the Government of Qatar. Over 120 students from 35 countries attended this initiative which looked at topics set to be covered by the Crime Congress in order to gather a youth perspective. The recommendations of the Forum were then presented during the Crime Congress.