14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Kyoto, Japan,

The Fourteenth Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 20 to 27 April 2020.

United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice have been held every five years since 1955.

The Congresses brings together high-level representatives of Governments, representatives of inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, criminal justice professionals and scholars of international repute to discuss common problems, share experiences and seek viable solutions to problems related to crime prevention and criminal justice.

Most of the 193 Member States of the United Nations are expected to send their top justice officials to the Fourteenth Congress. In addition, distinguished criminal justice practitioners, together with experts from Institutes affiliated with the United Nations, along with their non-governmental (NGO) counterparts, academics and individual experts from the private sector will participate in specialized workshops and ancillary meetings.

All aspects of crime prevention and criminal justice will be discussed, and participants will present both official governmental positions and current research results.

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