Photo story: UN Crime Congress – Advancing criminal justice and rule of law

| April 18, 2015

17 April 2015 – This is a critical year for development as countries hammer out a new, post-2015 development agenda. At the 13th Crime Congress, taking place in the Qatari capital of Doha - from 12 to 19 April 2015 - policymakers and experts from around the world have joined forces with the UN, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations to chart a new course for crime prevention and rule of law in support of sustainable development.

“The rule of law, better criminal justice systems, access to justice, well-functioning law enforcement and prosecution authorities… could be enablers for development,” the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, told the UN News Centre in an interview ahead of the Crime Congress, which is held every five years.


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