The Centre disseminates UNICRI publications, provides information on the Institute scope of activities, offers worldwide experts a resource for the development and implementation of technical interventions and research, supports training activities.
UNICRI Strategic Programme Framework
This Strategic Programme Framework sets out the strategic priority areas that will guide UNICRI’s work from 2023 to 2026. The five strategic priorities are:
No peace without development, justice and inclusion
Руководство для прокуроров по преступлениям, связанным с применением химических и биологических веществ - A Prosecutor’s Guide to Chemical and Biological Crimes - May 2023
Guía del Fiscal sobre Delitos Químicos y Biológicos - - A Prosecutor’s Guide to Chemical and Biological Crimes - May 2023
"El mundo actual en el que vivimos es complejo y está en constante cambio.Las organizaciones delictivas están respondiendo con facilidad a la continua evolución del panorama de las amenazas y a los avances tecnológicos, lo que plantea una multitud de retos a los organismos responsables de la investigación y el enjuiciamiento de los delitos.
Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) disinformation is defined as intentionally misleading and deceptive information about CBRN threats that can potentially cause serious political, financial, and physical harm to governments, international organizations, the scientific community, academia, industry, and the population at large.
L’utilisation délibérée et malveillante d’agents chimiques ou biologiques dans un environnement civil demande une planification, de l’organisation, des communications et peut impliquer des interactions avec plusieurs entités, potentiellement sur un certain nombre de pays et de régions.
Article: Current Challenges and Continuing Relevance of the United Nations Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Considering Mali as a Case-Study - March 2023
The United Nations Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda was inaugurated in 2000 with the unanimous adoption of the Security Council landmark resolution 1325.
Compendium of best practices on the engagement and advancement of women in chemical safety and security - November 2022
Male-dominated leadership in the chemical field makes career progression more difficult for women.
Настанова для працівників прокуратури щодо злочинів, пов'язаних з застосуванням хімічних та біологічних речовин. The Prosecutor’s Guide to Chemical and Biological Crimes available in Ukrainian - November 2022
The purpose of the Guidebook, now available in Ukrainian, is to provide police and civil prosecutors, and relevant investigative agencies, with guidance to support the successful prosecution of incidents involving the deliberate use of a chemical or biological agents. The Guidebook aims to provide awareness and insight into the current and emerging challenges related to the investigation and prosecution of such crimes.
Gaming and the Metaverse: The alarming rise of online child sexual exploitation and abuse within the new digital frontier - November 2022
UNICRI dives in the virtual world together with partners from the Bracket Foundation and Value for Good in the new report Gaming and the Metaverse: The alarming rise of online child sexual exploitation and abuse within the new digital frontier.
This report assesses the impact of the conflict in Ukraine and its implications for organized crime and security-related issues for neighbouring countries, with a focus on Moldova. These include:
A Policy Framework for Responsible Limits on Facial Recognition. Use Case: Law Enforcement Investigations - November 2022
The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), and the Netherlands police, published A Policy Framework for Responsible Limits on Facial Recognition Technology, Use Case: Law Enforcement Investigations.
The report Perceptions of climate change and violent extremism: Listening to local communities in Chad has been produced by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in partnership with SWISSAID.
This brief threat assessment report by UNICRI aims to analyse and assess the recent developments in Afghanistan and their broader implications on the security context at the domestic, regional, and international levels.
The purpose of the Guidebook is to provide police and civil prosecutors, and relevant investigative agencies, with guidance to support the successful prosecution of incidents involving the deliberate use of a chemical or biological agents.
This brochure presents an overview of the Programme on Asset Recovery and Illicit Financial Flows implemented by UNICRI. The Institute has over 25 years of experience in helping countries in their effort of tracing, freezing, seizing and confiscating illicitly obtained assets - including high-profile cultural assets.