1. We will promote the right to health of 10 million children vulnerable to starting to use drugs and other psychoactive substances by amplifying their resilience from birth to adolescence in 10 countries, in the next 5 years.
2. We will promote fundamental rights and the right to health by improving quality and coverage of drug treatment, care and rehabilitation in line with the UNODC/WHO Standards resulting in improved health and wellbeing for people who use drugs and with drug use disorders (including those in contact with the criminal justice system and those in especially vulnerable circumstances) in 30 countries in the next 5 years.
3. We will promote the right to health by improving access to controlled substances for medical purposes, while preventing diversion and non-medical use, in 10 countries in the next 5 years.
4. We will continue to mainstream human rights when addressing trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants in all our normative and policy work, including through the development of related policy papers, the provision of normative expertise to States in intergovernmental fora, active participation in interagency groups such as the Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons (ICAT) and the UN Network on Migration, as well as our engagement with civil society actors, including survivor-led organizations.
5. We will continue to mainstream human rights and gender equality into criminal justice interventions to address trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants.
6. We will support States with technical cooperation to prevent and address trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants, providing human rights-based trainings to law enforcement and criminal justice practitioners, as well as building capacity in the area of victims and witness assistance, protection and rights, through UNODC’s Action Against Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants in at least 60 countries on an annual basis.
7. We will continue to support Member States to build their normative frameworks, policies, and institutional capacity to strengthen their criminal justice responses to terrorism, in line with international norms and human rights. This will be done in part through the training of over 3,000 criminal justice and law enforcement officials in the next 2 years. We will also support 70 countries on an annual basis to build strong and accountable criminal justice systems.
8. We will strengthen our efforts to mainstream human rights in anti-corruption programming, by including human rights as part of the agenda in capacity-building activities in 50 countries in the next 3 years.
9. We will strengthen the human rights focus of our anti-corruption work through developing a brief by 2025 on the interlinkages between human rights and corruption, with a particular focus on the importance of due processes, witnesses and whistle-blowers protection, as well as journalists and civil society actors. We will further focus on the protection of human rights in the context of asset recovery processes, as well as the right to information and the freedom to seek, receive, publish and disseminate information concerning corruption.
10. We will develop joint tools with OHCHR Special Procedure mandate holders and global civil society organizations in the areas of access to justice and human-rights based policing in the next 3 years.
11. We will continue championing human-rights and evidence-based approaches to ensure equal access to justice, by providing technical assistance on equal access to justice for all, including human rights-based policing, victims support, access to legal aid, restorative justice and use of technology and human rights, in 30 countries in the next 4 years.
12. We will ensure that child rights are mainstreamed in all efforts, and continue providing technical assistance for the protection of children from violence and crime, including through engaging children and youth as agents of change in their own protection, through an integrated, child- and gender-sensitive, victim-centred approach, in 10 countries in the next 5 years.
13. We will develop a roadmap on prevention of online child sexual abuse and exploitation to support Member States by 2025 with a view to provide guidance on policy and strategic decision making in the various areas of prevention of this specific type of cybercrime.
14. We will continue to champion technical assistance and advisory services in at least 30 Member States on an annual basis that is aimed at fostering an effective, diversified, rehabilitative and human rights-based approach to prison and offender management, in full alignment with applicable UN standards and norms such as the Nelson Mandela Rules, the Bangkok Rules and the Tokyo Rules, as well as the UN System Common Position on Incarceration.
15. We will strengthen multistakeholder partnerships, including with civil society organizations and the private sector working in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice. In the next three years we will support more than 700 Civil Society stakeholders in intergovernmental meetings annually, and building capacity of 1,500 non-governmental stakeholders each year to help improve their knowledge of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), by engaging them in over 50 activities on an annual basis.
16. We will continue to build the capacity of personnel and counterparts to effectively mainstream gender throughout UNODC’s five thematic areas, and ensure that crime prevention and criminal justice responses are fair, effective and accountable, meeting the needs of all members of society, leaving no one behind, in line with the Strategy for Gender Equality and Women´s Empowerment (2022-2026).
17. We will continue to support Member States in strengthening their capacities to collect gender-sensitive data on crime and on the functioning of the criminal justice system to enhance global knowledge on human rights violations related to crime and the response of the criminal justice system, through the delivery of capacity building in 10 countries in 3 years.
18. We will strengthen our expertise on the Human Rights Due Diligence Policy through the development of tools and customization of guidance on its application, in the next 2 years.
19. We will strengthen our efforts to mainstream human rights in technical assistance activities to prevent, detect, investigate, and prosecute crimes that affect the environment. We will work with civil society organizations and indigenous communities to promote their rights in the context of crimes that affect the environment. Through technical assistance and awareness raising, we will implement such activities in line with the “leaving no one behind” principle, in over 15 countries in the next 5 years.
The 75th anniversary of the UDHR (Human Rights 75) will be celebrated on 10 December 2023. Ahead of this milestone celebration, Human Rights 75 will rekindle the spirit, impulse, and vitality of the UDHR and renew a worldwide consensus on human rights.