Session of UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Begins in Vienna
Austria, Vienna, 14 April / corr. Trend A. Alasgarov/ The 17th session of UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice began in Vienna on 14 April.
The Session which is held annually is a key event of the United Nations where a foreign policy to control crime is formed.
The main aim of the session is to find ways in which the states can prevent violence against women and girls. Apart from it, organized crime, corruption and terrorism will also be on the agenda. The human trafficking, illegal destruction of forests and strengthening of justice in post-conflict countries will be the subject of discussions as well.
The meeting of Commission on Crime and the exhibition "Inspire: Kamlangjai project" on the needs of women prisoners and their children are expected to be held. The princess of Thailand Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol will open the exhibition at 4:00 p.m. on 14 April.
On 16 April, the meeting of Laboratory and Scientific Section of UNODC will be held to consider the role of court laboratories in criminal justice.
The session of UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be attended by UN member states. The session will end on 18 April.