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.
Within the framework of the project Tourism Security in Central America and the Caribbean, funded by the Government of Canada, and implemented by UNICRI and the Organization of American States (OAS), a Webinar on Tourism Security in times of COVID-19 was organized on 8 April 2020. The Webinar was attended by 300 participants.
Ms. Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas is delighted to announce that the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, has appointed Ms. Antonia De Meo as the new Director of UNICRI: "I look forward to meeting with her in the near future and work together for a smooth transition of the management and direction of the very efficient and result oriented Institute I have the privilege to serve."
On Monday 3 February at 3 p.m. at the United Nations Campus in Turin, high level representatives of the local and international community and students will attend the Opening Ceremony of the thirteen edition of the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice.
The development of modern technologies along with the acceleration of globalization and increasing inequalities are generating new paradigms and unpredictable risks. This has huge impact on populations all over the world. Today, millions of people are coping with crises stemming from climate change, violent extremism, organized crime, and a general lack of vision on how to develop sustainable responses. Threats, uncertainties and socioeconomic disparities, and the need for new effective and innovative approaches are symbiotic in every corner of the world.
Standard Application deadline: 27 February 2020
Early Bird deadline: 6 January 2020
A new report “Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Law Enforcement” has been published by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute’s (UNICRI), Centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, and Innovation Centre of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).
The report summarizes key findings, challenges and recommendations presented and discussed during the first INTERPOL - UNICRI Global Meeting on the Opportunities and Risks of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Law Enforcement held in Singapore on 11-12 July 2018.
There is no denying that since its emergence in early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has prominently sat at the centre of public attention across the globe and will continue to dominate the news cycle - for good reason - for the foreseeable future.