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1st - 12th United Nations Congresses on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

English - French - Spanish - Russian Versions


The documents contained herein are official records of the United Nations Congresses on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders.   All available First Congress through Tenth Congress records are archived in English, French, Spanish, and Russian languages.  This document  lists and is linked to each index for its respective Congress.  For instance, the First UN Congress entry below is linked to an index of all documents for that Congress.  The English, French, Spanish or Russian version of the document may be reviewed by clicking on the appropriate designator.  

The Congress documents are in portable document format (PDF) and require the use of a program such as Adobe Reader to view these files.  Adobe Reader may be obtained at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readermain.html.

 

  1. First UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Geneva, Switzerland 22 August - 3 September 1955

  2. Second UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - London, England 8 - 19 August 1960

  3. Third UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Stockholm, Sweden 9 - 18 August 1965

  4. Fourth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Kyoto, Japan 17 - 26 August 1970

  5. Fifth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Geneva, Switzerland 1 - 12 September 1975

  6. Sixth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Caracas, Venezuela 25 August - 5 September 1980

  7. Seventh UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Milan, Italy 26 August - 6 September 1985

  8. Eighth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders - Havana, Cuba  27 August - 7 September 1990

  9. Ninth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders, Conference Title: "Crime" - Cairo, Egypt  28 April - 5 May 1995

  10. Tenth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders, Conference Title: "Crime and Justice: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century" - Vienna, Austria 10 - 17 April 2000

11th and 12th Congresses

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna Centre, Austria has made available all the major preparatory and handout documents, related to the Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Salvador 2010) and the United Nations Eleventh Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Bangkok 2005), on the Internet, in English, French, Spanish and in selected other languages.  The papers cover a broad range of issues in crime, crime prevention, law enforcement, international crime control, criminal justice, corrections, and United Nations standards and norms. All papers are in PDF and can easily be downloaded.

If you are interested in any of those topics, please turn your browser to the special website:

11th Crime Congress: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/crime-congress/crime-congresses-11-documents.html

12th Crime Congress: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/crime-congress/12th-crime-congress-documents.html 

This archiving project is a collaborative effort between the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division of International Criminology and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  Any comments or questions should be directed to Cindy Smith, Ph.D. at cjsmithphd@verizon.net or Emil Wandzilak at emil.wandzilak@unodc.org.