On 26 June UNICRI held a virtual course on organized crime infiltration into the legal economy. from a global perspective. The lecturers of the training were Mr. Francesco Marelli, Mrs. Mariana Diaz Garcia and Mr. Marco Musumeci.
On 25 June, UNICRI held the virtual kick-off meeting for the CONTACT – Black Sea project, “Enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material in the Black Sea region”.
Turin, 22 May 2020. UNICRI organized the second Expert Teleworkshop to discuss the malicious use of social media by non-state actors during a bio-emergency with a specific focus on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect (OSAPG), is organizing a new specialized course entitled Words Ma
"Our response to the pandemic is a testament to our values"
Antonia Marie De Meo, a senior official with more than 25 years of experience with the United Nations (UN) and other organizations in the fields of rule of law and human rights, including criminal justice and crime prevention, gender equality, and child and migrant rights, assumed office this month at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin, Italy.
Over the last century, organized crime has demonstrated a remarkable capacity to rapidly adapt to mutated social, political and economic conditions. While in some cases this adaptation was the result of a reactive response to improved legislation targeting their interests, in many others it was ignited by the pursuit of new possibilities for economic profit.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect (OSAPG), is organizing a new specialized course entitled Words Matter: a Crash Course in Stomping Out Hate Speech, which will be delivered online from 7 to 31 October 2020.
New York (09.00 – 10.30), Geneva (15.00 – 16.30), 2 July 2020.
In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic. The on-going crisis has had an unprecedented impact not only on public health but also on the global economy, social well-being and critical infrastructure.
Turin, Italy, July 2020. UNICRI is implementing a research project aimed at enhancing the role of families in drug use prevention and recovery among adolescents and children. This initiative, carried out with the support of the Department for Antidrug Policies of the Government of Italy, includes research activities in three selected countries: Italy, Lebanon and Tunisia.
Talent Garden, Turin, Italy, 3 June 2020. The Digital Demo Day of the fifth edition of Innovation 4 Change (I4C) will take place on 3 July. Developed by Collège des Ingénieurs Italia, Politecnico di Torino and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Ideasquare in 2016, Innovation 4 Change has become one of the major Italian innovation projects based on the collaboration with companies, institutions and non-profit organizations.
Turin, 28 May 2020. Socio-economic conditions, as well as the practical and psychological challenges that families face during difficult times can represent risk factors and fertile ground for the development of drug-related problems among young people. It is therefore critical in such circumstances to pay the proper attention to families, in particular to their specific needs, in order to understand how they can be better supported in reducing the risk factors associated to drug use and to avoid the exacerbation of already complex situations.