TitleEstablishment of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
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Adopts the Statement of Principles and Programme of Action of the UN Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, contained in the annex to General Assembly resolution 46/152; decides: (a) to dissolve the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control; (b) to establish the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice as a functional commission of the Council, in accordance with the Statement of Principles and Programme of Action, paragraphs 23-26 of which contain the terms of reference of the Commission; (c) to endorse the role and functions of the UN congresses on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders, in accordance with the Statement of Principles and Programme of Action; (d) to invite the present members of the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control to participate during the first 2 days of the inaugural session of the Commission, at the expense of their respective Governments, except in the case of Committee members from least developed countries, in order to facilitate an orderly transition.
Adopted at the 2nd plenary meeting, 6 Feb. 1992. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its organizational session for 1992, 27 January and 4-7 February 1992. - E/1992/INF/4. - 20 Feb. 1992. - p. 5. - Issued in ESCOR, 1992, Suppl. no. 1.