Thematic Discussions of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on the implementation of the Kyoto Declaration, 10-12 November 2021

Logo Thematic Discussions Kyoto Declaration 2021
During its thirtieth regular session in May 2021, the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted by consensus a resolution entitled “Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice”, through which the Commission approved the Kyoto Declaration and recommended, through the Economic and Social Council, its endorsement by the General Assembly. Member States requested, amongst others, in operative paragraph 11 of the resolution that the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, hold intersessional thematic discussions, working in close consultation with Member States on a workplan, to effectively follow up on the Kyoto Declaration through the sharing of information, good practices and lessons learned.

WEBCAST

The sessions were webcasted from 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. Vienna Time (CET) each day from 10-12 November. 

Thematic discussions on Pillar I

Thematic discussions on Pillar I: Advancing crime prevention were held from 10 to 12 November 2021. 

Thematic session 1: Addressing the causes, including the root causes of crime; enhancing evidence-based crime prevention and promoting tailor-made crime prevention strategies; (10 November 2021) 

Thematic session 2: Addressing the economic dimension of crime; (11 November 2021)

Thematic session 3: Mainstreaming a gender perspective into crime prevention; addressing the needs and protect the rights of children and youth in crime prevention; and empowering youth for crime prevention; (12 November 2021)

Panelists

Please click the photos below to access the biographies of the panelists and experts for the 2021 CCPCJ thematic discussions.
Thematic session 1
Thematic session 2
Thematic session 3

Presentations and Statements

Presentations are posted as received from delegations.

Opening

H.E. Mr. Takeshi Hikihara, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations in Vienna, First Vice-Chair of the 30th CCPCJ

Tsenguunbileg Naranpurev, Representative of the 1st Global Youth Forum for a Culture of Lawfulness, 9-10 October 2021, Tokyo 

Addressing the causes, including the root causes, of crime - Evidence-based crime prevention - Tailor-made crime prevention strategies (10 November 2021)

Introduction, panel discussion and expert presentations

Valerie Lebaux, Chief, Justice Section, UNODC

Zhou Yong, Research Professor, Vice Director-General, Institute for Crime Prevention, Ministry of Justice, China

Thomas N. Burrows, Associate Director for Europe and Senior Counsel for Multilateral Matters, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice, United States

Taro Morinaga, Director, UNAFEI

Alena Kupchyna, Director of the Transnational Threats Department, OSCE

Avni Amin, Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, WHO

Juma Assiago, Global Coordinator of the Safer Cities Programme, UN-Habitat

Jeannette Kroes, Criminal Intelligence Analyst, Criminal Analysis Sub-Directorate: Findings, INTERPOL 

Michael O'Connell, Secretary-General, World Society of Victimology

Thomas Stelzer, Dean & Executive Secretary, International Anti-Corruption Academy, Austria 

Gabriella Vukovich, Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Vice-Chair of the Statistical Commission, Hungary

Riikka Puttonen, Programme Officer, Conference Support Section, UNODC 

Katharina Kayser, Chief, Independent Evaluation Section, UNODC 

Tarila Marclint Ebiede, Lead Advisor, Country Office in Nigeria, UNODC

Billy Batware, Programme Officer, Civil Society Unit, UNODC

German Clavijo, UNODC Country Office in Colombia

Member State and IGO interventions

Armenia

Islamic Republic of Iran

European Public Law Organization

NGO interventions

John E. Scanlo AO, Born Free Foundation

Linda MacDonald and Jeanne Searson, ACUNS

Jay Albanese, Criminologists Without Borders

George Ochieng Odalo, Slum Child Foundation

Addressing the economic dimension of crime (11 November 2021)

Introduction, panel discussion and expert presentations

Ivo Škrobák, Head, Center of Seized Assets, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic

Anniina Jokinen, Senior Programme Officer, HEUNI

Muhammad Imran Bin Mohamad Ayub, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL

Carlos Alberto Tobar Galicia; Agregado de la UIF, Mexico

Hennie Verbeek-Kusters, Chair of the EGMONT Group 

John Grajales, Senior Specialist, OAS

Ian Tennant, Vice-Chair, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Michiel van Dyk, Head, Global Programme against Money Laundering, UNODC

Kodjo Attisso, Adviser, Regional Office for West and Central Africa in Senegal, UNODC

NGO interventions

Liz David-Barrett, Centre for the Study of Corruption, University of Sussex, UK

Elisabeth Francis, Graduate Women International

Sharon Fisher, Soroptimist International

Cathy Haenlein, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies 

Mainstreaming a gender perspective into crime prevention; addressing the needs and protect the rights of children and youth in crime prevention; and empowering youth for crime prevention (12 November)

Introduction, panel discussion and expert presentations

Fabrizio Sarrica, Research Officer, Research and Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC

Alexandra Souza Martins: Drug Control and Crime Prevention Officer, Justice Section, UNODC

Mariam Uwais, Special Advisor to the President on Social Investments, Nigeria 

SHIBATA Noriko, Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Japan

Alanna Inserra, Governance advisor leading on gender in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s Transnational Threats Team, UK

Jon ROUSE, Detective Inspector, Head of Queensland Police’s Taskforce Argos and Victim ID, Australia

Andrew Munanura, Counsel, UNAFRI

Reem Alsalem, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women

Irina D’almeida, Senior Gender Affairs Expert, Capacity Building & Training Directorate, INTERPOL

Elodie Beth-Seo, Senior Project Officer, Section of Global Citizenship and Peace Education, UNESCO

Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Chair, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Najat Maalla Mjid, The Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

Kalliopi Mingeirou, Chief, Ending Violence against Women and Girls Section, UN-WOMEN

Nafissatou Diop, UNFPA

Fabio Friscia, Adolescent Development and Participation Manager, UNICEF

Riikka Puttonen, Programme Officer, Conference Support Section, UNODC 

Lulua Asaad, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, UNODC

Georgia Dimitropoulou, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Justice Section, UNODC

Member State and IGO interventions

Islamic Republic of Iran

NGO interventions

Marina Sala, Fundación para la Democracia Internacional

Judy-Ann Cilliers, MathMoms

Charlotte Myers, Children and Youth International

Laurel Townhead, Quaker United Nations Office, Friends World Committee for Consultation  

Recommendations of the First Global Youth Forum for a Culture of Lawfulness

The Recommendations of the First Global Youth Forum for a Culture of Lawfulness (Tokyo, 9-10 October 2021), were symbolically handed over to the Commission during the Opening Session of the Thematic Discussions on 10 November 2021.

GUIDANCE FOR PARTICIPANTS OF MEETINGS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, VIENNA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

COVID-19 Quick guide, Vienna International Centre Medical Service
VIDEO: Precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 
COVID-19 Guidelines for in-person participants to the CCPCJ Intersessional Meeting (VIC and online event, 10-12 November 2021)

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All persons entering the VIC are required to comply with the low epidemiological risk criteria as defined by the Host Country: 

  • proof of a full vaccination not older than 360 days and valid from the date of second vaccination, or proof of full vaccination with a vaccine that does not require a booster shot (e.g. Johnson & Johnson) not older than 360 days and valid from the 22nd day after vaccination; or proof of one vaccination dose not older than 360 days following a positive PCR test or positive antibodies test
  • a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 illness not older than 180 days, or proof of positive COVID-19 antibody test (with a result of 15 BAU or above) not older than 90 days
  • proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours (as applied in Vienna), or a rapid antigen test not older than 24 hours. 

By swiping their grounds pass/badge, meeting participants entering the VIC declare that they possess valid documentation meeting one or more of these criteria. They also confirm that they produce the documentation to the conference, meeting and event organizers, UN Security and Safety Service (UNSSS) officers or VIC Medical Service, if required. 

Video messages

Alessandro Cortese, Chair of the 30th CCPCJ Session
Takeshi Hikihara, 1st Vice-Chair of the 30th CCPCJ Session
Jo Dedeyne-Amann, Secretary to the CCPCJ and Chief of SGB
      
Fatma Usheva, Data Development and Dissemination Section of UNODC
Johannes de Haan, Justice Section of UNODC
Yao Deng, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch of UNODC
Sven Pfeiffer, Justice Section of UNODC
Alexandra Souza Martins, UNODC Global Programme to End Violence Against Children
Wakana Asano, Global Youth Forum on a Culture of Lawfulness
Ayotunde Aboderin, Global Youth Forum on a Culture of Lawfulness
Ilham Dwi Hatmawan, Global Youth Forum on a Culture of Lawfulness