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- Turin -Let’s make sure women and girls can shape the policies, services and infrastructure that impact all our lives.
- Turin -Countering gender-based violence, addressing vulnerability factors and empowering women have always been at the forefront of UNICRI work.
- Turin (Italy) -Time is NOW to Empower Women and Stop Abuses Testimonies from UNICRI's Research on Trafficking of Nigerian Girls
- Turin, Italy -Despite the progresses achieved in addressing gender issues, ongoing discrimination and unequal treatment continue to affect women and girls worldwide.
- Mainstreaming gender into policy and practice of substance use prevention treatment and rehabilitationLisbon -The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) will deliver a Symposium on “Addressing vulnerabilities, increasing access to services: how to mainstream gender into policy and practice of substance use preventio
- A new Report on the Impact of the Crisis on Gender Equality and Women's Wellbeing in the European Union Mediterranean CountriesGeneva -A new Report on “The Impacts of the Crisis on Gender Equality and Women’s Wellbeing in European Union (EU) Mediterranean Countries” has been presented at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 18 September 2014.
- To date, there is extensive evidence of the differences between women and men regarding substance use.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) organized a two-day virtual Expert Workshop from 13 to 14 June 2023. The workshop aimed to delve into the complexities of climate security policies with a gender-inclusive focus, particularly in the context of violent extremism in West Africa and the Sahel.
Between 30 May and 1 June 2023, the fourth edition of the (Sustainable Development Goal) SDG 16 Conference, Peace, Justice and Inclusive Societies promoted by Italy, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) has taken place in Rome, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Within the framework of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) “Women in Chemistry” Project, funded by the European Union, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are calling for women active in the chemical safety and security sector who can support the Institute in the identification of best practices on women’s engagement in this field.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), through its Centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, and the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) convened a group of 27 ethics experts to bring an external perspective to the analysis of the ethical and legal considerations of the AI for Safer Children initiative and the concrete measures envisioned or already being implemented to address such considerations.
As the majority of countries has applied the social lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified. According to UN Women, 243 million women and girls have suffered sexual and/or physical abuse committed by an intimate partner in the past 12 months. We believe that a gender perspectives should be included at all stages, during and following a crisis. A featured article by UNICRI's Programme Officer Alessandra Liquori O'Neill addresses national emergency response plans and gender issues in these challenging times.
The year 2020 marks two important landmarks in gender equality achievement: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action and the 20th year of implementing Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic caused cancellation and postponing of many important international meetings, including a shortened version of the 64th session of the Commission on the status of women, but it is also risking to heavily jeopardize the progress made over the last years.