From Australia to Azerbaijan, Indonesia to Iraq, Saudi Arabia to South Sudan, some 250 sites around the world will be lit in ‘UN blue’ beginning on Friday as part of the global celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), co-hosted a Stakeholders’ Meeting at TIJ HQs in Bangkok, on 19- 21 October, to discuss the new UNICRI-TIJ joint research project entitled “Countering Emerging Threats and Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime from Thailand’s Perspective in the Context of the ASEAN Community”.
The first workshop for the drafting of a National Action Plan (NAP) for Tajikistan to mitigate Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks took place on 15-16 October 2015 in Dushanbe.
On 24 October 1945 the United Nations’ Charter came into force. After 70 years this special anniversary is celebrated worldwide. 250 monuments, churches, temples, museums and other landmarks in 65 countries across the globe will be lit up blue - the UN official colour. Among these, Turin’s Mole Antonelliana, that thanks to Iren’s support will be lit up UN blue.
The trafficking in counterfeit goods has grown to epidemic proportions across the globe. Currently, replicated goods have infiltrated almost every production sector, such as those of medicines, food and beverages, spare parts, toys, cosmetics, and electrical components.
An Expert Workshop focusing on illegal, counterfeit and substandard pesticides was organized in Turin by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) on 1-2 October 2015.
A workshop involving leading experts from different countries to discuss the economic, social and health costs of drug-related incarceration in Europe has been organized in Lisbon on 23 September 2015 by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). The international symposium is part of the programme of the First European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, organized by the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and the Portuguese Government.