The example of the European Union Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (EU CBRN CoE)
The Policy Toolkit developed by UNICRI was launched by the Netherlands at the Fifteenth Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) Coordinating Committee in Malaga on 13-14 March 2019.
The Toolkit was recently presented during the Joint special meeting on the nexus between international terrorism and organized crime held on 26 April 2019 by the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), the ISIL (Da’esh)/Al-Qaida Committee, and the Taliban Committee.
Within the framework of the High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies convened by the UN Secretary-General at the UN HQs on 28-29 June 2018, a Side-event on Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Violent Extremist Offenders was held at the United States Permanent Mission on 28 June.
On the occasion of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with Criminologists without Borders and International Sociological Association, has organized the side event “Strengthening the role of women in law enforcement” which was held on Thursday, 23 March 2017, at the United Nations HQs in New York.
Environmental crime does not currently have a universally agreed upon definition, however it is regularly used to refer to almost any illegal activity that harms the environment for the (often financial) benefit of individuals, groups or companies. This can involve illegal exploitation and trafficking of natural resources, including flora and fauna, and soil and water contamination from illegal waste dumping.
On 29 November 2016, at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) will organize an event on “Using Big Data Analytics to Reinforce Security: Benefits, Challenges and the Future Scenarios”.
A technical report prepared by UNICRI on “Strengthening the Security and Integrity of the Precious Metals Supply Chain” has been presented and discussed on the occasion of the side-event held on 25 May at the 25th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ).
More than 50 persons participated in the Side-event, including representatives from Member States as well as international organisations.
An International Conference entitled “Protecting Citizens’ Rights Fighting Illicit Profiling” will be held in Rome on 26 September 2014. Hosted by the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI), the Conference represents a unique opportunity to present the main findings of the two-year project PROFILING.
The 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting took place in Brussels on 23 July 2014. The meeting was co-chaired by Her Excellency Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission and His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam.
UNICRI presented new developments related to its CBRN Risk Mitigation and Security Governance Programme at the plenary session of the Annual Meeting to Coordinate Assistance and Protection under the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which was held in Madrid, Spain, from 1 to 3 July 2014. The meeting, organised by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the CWC National Authority of Spain, provided a forum in which CWC States Parties shared their experiences in relation to the implementation of the Assistance and Protection provisions of the Convention.