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Jan Eliasson (Deputy Secretary General) on Prevention of Crime and Criminal Justice - General Assembly, High-level Thematic Debate
25 Feb 2015 -  This thematic debate will contribute to the deliberations on the upcoming intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda as well as to provide an input to the Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Doha in April 2015).
The overarching question that will be addressed in the thematic debate is how to tackle social and economic challenges and promote sustainable development through strengthening crime prevention and criminal justice systems, norms and standards, while combating the threats that undermine them, in particular transnational organized crime, illicit trafficking and corruption.
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