The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) will deliver a Symposium on “Addressing vulnerabilities, increasing access to services: how to mainstream gender into policy and practice of substance use preventio
A new Report on “The Impacts of the Crisis on Gender Equality and Women’s Wellbeing in European Union (EU) Mediterranean Countries” has been presented at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 18 September 2014.
Addressing gender differences in drug prevention and recovery
The II Plenary Conference of the DAWN Project will present the project's initial results and the latest state of the art in the field of gender and addiction.
Gender Equality, Development and Women’s Rights in the EU Mediterranean Basin in the Years of Financial, Political and Social Crisis
The economic instability affecting many segments of societies in the European Union’s Mediterranean basi
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) today launched a two-year project to build gender-sensitive resilience to violent extremism in the Sahel, through a strong partnership with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
Within the framework of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) “Women in Chemistry” Project, funded by the European Union, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are calling for women active in the chemical safety and security sector who can support the Institute in the identification of best practices on women’s engagement in this field.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), through its Centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, and the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) convened a group of 27 ethics experts to bring an external perspective to the analysis of the ethical and legal considerations of the AI for Safer Children initiative and the concrete measures envisioned or already being implemented to address such considerations.
As the majority of countries has applied the social lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified. According to UN Women, 243 million women and girls have suffered sexual and/or physical abuse committed by an intimate partner in the past 12 months. We believe that a gender perspectives should be included at all stages, during and following a crisis. A featured article by UNICRI's Programme Officer Alessandra Liquori O'Neill addresses national emergency response plans and gender issues in these challenging times.
The year 2020 marks two important landmarks in gender equality achievement: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action and the 20th year of implementing Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic caused cancellation and postponing of many important international meetings, including a shortened version of the 64th session of the Commission on the status of women, but it is also risking to heavily jeopardize the progress made over the last years.