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.
The UN Interregional Crime and Justice Institute (UNICRI), as a valuable component of the UN system, is well-placed to be a key contributor to the 2030 SDG’s gender equality goals.
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.
Countering Emerging Threats and Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime from Thailand's Perspective in the Context of the ASEAN Community - January 2021
This report on Thailand represents a milestone in assessing the risks, strengths and gaps to prevent and counter transnational organized crime, in particular linked to the economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) through the introduction in 2015 of the ASEAN Economic Community.
Illicit Financial Flows and Asset Recovery in the Eastern Partnership Region - New Report in Ukrainian - July 2022
Незаконні фінансові потоки та розшук активів в регіоні Східного партнерства відображення потреб та рекомендацій
Illicit Financial Flows and Asset Recovery in the Eastern Partnership Region - New Report in Armenian - July 2022
Ապօրինի ֆինանսական հոսքերը և ակտիվների վերականգնումը Արևելյան գործընկերության տարածաշրջանում կարիքների և առաջարկությունների քարտեզագրում
This innovative study was commissioned by the Sub-Group on Evaluation of the Resource Mobilization, Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact.
The past, the present and the future are in our hands - Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation - December 2021
When we see the Earth from space, we see ourselves as a whole. We see the unity, and not the divisions. It is such a simple image with a compelling message; one planet, one human race.” Stephen Hawking
Movements of people and the threat of ISIL and Al-Qaida terrorism in Europe: assessing the potential interplay
In April 2021, following concerns raised by some European countries, UNICRI launched a research initiative to explore, assess, and understand the potential interplay between regular and irregular movements of people and the threat stemming from ISIL and Al-Qaida inspired terrorism in Europe. The research also looked at the risks posed by returning and relocating Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs).
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) have launched an insightful study on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Asset Recovery. This study sheds light on the significant damage being caused to Tunisia as a result of unchecked IFFs, and on the significant value of prioritising the capture of illicitly obtained assets linked to such IFFs.