UNODC develops tools for stakeholders to assist States in the implementation of the UN standards and norms. They include a variety of handbooks, training curriculums and model laws which provide guidance to United Nations agencies, governments and individuals at each stage of criminal justice reform.
An overview of all the handbooks and manuals that the Justice Section develops is available in English, French, Spanish,Russian
COVID-19 Guidance Note: Infection Prevention and Control Measures in Prisons English, Spanish NEW!
COVID-19 Guidance Note: Emergency Releases of Prisoners English, Spanish, French NEW!
UNODC Position Paper on COVID-19 Preparedness and Responses in Prisons English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese
UNODC Thematic Brief on Gender-based Violence against Women and Girls
Protecting Children deprived of Liberty during the COVID-19 Outbreak
UNDP/UNODC Guidance Note on Ensuring Access to Justice in the Context of COVID-19
United Nations Digital Library
Apart from normative and operational work, UNODC also conducts research in the areas of crime prevention and criminal justice. For further information, please follow the links below: