The Mission of the Alliance
To bring together in one worldwide and multi-disciplinary coalition representatives of non-governmental organizations engaged in research, teaching, practice, advocacy and reform in the fields of crime prevention and criminal justice.
To encourage scholarly, scientific and practical exchange and cooperation among the diverse NGOs engaged and interested in crime prevention and criminal justice throughout the world.
To foster worldwide criminal justice research, scholarship, education, training and advocacy within inter-governmental and governmental institutions as well as in academic and other public organizations and agencies.
To enhance the collective role of the Alliance members through cooperation among affiliated organizations with regard to programs, research projects, publications, conferences and other activities of mutual interest.
To encourage the flow of information and consultation among the international NGO community, the UN Secretariat, national UN delegations, and UN bodies responsible for international policies and programs for crime prevention and criminal justice, including the Centre for International Crime Prevention, the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
To assist the UN in the identification of existing and emerging crime and justice issues, in the initiation of research studies and recommendations for action, and in supplying technical assistance in specific areas of Alliance competence.
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Meetings, News & Updates
Minutes of the meeting of the Alliance of NGOs Wednesday, 27 April 2016 Participants (26) NGO Alliance members: Michael Platzer – Co Chair of the NGO Alliance Karen Judd Smith, Co-Chair NGO Alliance Max Edelbacher- Officer in Charge of ACUNS Vienna Rory Field-...read more
Dear Excellencies, Friends and Colleagues, I write on behalf of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Apne Aap to request the pleasure of your participation at the below UN special interactive event on human trafficking featuring Gloria...read more
Call for applications to the 8th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (COP UNTOC)
17-21 October 2016, Vienna, Austria Deadline: midnight Vienna time Monday, 2 May 2016 Dear NGO representatives, We are pleased to inform you that the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized...read more
Secretariat of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption: Information for NGOs.
The following is a notice from the UNODC sent to the Alliance on the 15th April and posted here for your information: Reference: CU 2016/106/DTA/CEB/CSS IRG 7th Session: NGOs The Secretariat of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention...read more
Minutes of the meeting of the Alliance of NGOs March 2, 2016 Participants (26) NGO Alliance members: Michael Platzer – Co Chair of the NGO Alliance Karen Judd Smith, Co-Chair NGO Alliance Max Edelbacher- Officer in Charge of ACUNS Vienna Rory Field- International...read more
A Global Issue That Demands Action Download the Report...read more