TitleReview of the functioning and programme of work of the United Nations in crime prevention and criminal justice.
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Requests the Secretary-General to ensure that the UN programme of work in crime prevention and criminal justice is supported by adequate resources and to ensure that the specialized and technical nature of the programme and the high priority attached by Member States to crime prevention and criminal justice are fully reflected in the management and staffing of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch; urges the Secretary-General of the UN to pay particular attention to the operational aspects of the programme of work; requests the Secretary-General to foster close collaboration between the UN Secretariat and the UN regional and interregional institutes for crime prevention and criminal justice and to co-ordinate the activities of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch with those of the institutes, particularly through the reinforcement of existing contacts, the crime information network, substantive support of technical co-operation projects, staff secondment and exchange of expertise and research findings.
Adopted at the 16th plenary meeting, 27 May 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1988, 3-27 May 1988. - E/1988/INF/5. - 27 June 1988. - p. 80-82. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1.