TitleUnited Nations network of government-appointed national correspondents in the field of crime prevention and control.
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Invites Member States: (a) to appoint national correspondents from among experts, practitioners and policy makers in the field of crime prevention and control and to designate a chief national correspondent as national co-ordinator; (b) to facilitate and support the work of national correspondents; (c) to enhance the representation and involvement of national correspondents in technical meetings of the UN; requests the Secretary-General to strengthen the functional capacity of the network and to co-ordinate and mobilize it by: (a) fostering more systematic involvement in the UN programme of work; (b) ensuring a more effective flow of information and closer collaboration; (c) taking more fully into account the views of national correspondents on key questions of criminal policy; (d) convening general meetings of national correspondents attending UN quinquennial congresses; (e) exploring ways and means of establishing strong, permanent, ongoing links between the network and the UN Secretariat, the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control, UNDP and UN institutes, as well as justice agencies, scientific institutions and other organizations world wide; (f) continuing to publish information circulars to keep national correspondents abreast of developments in the work programme of the UN in the field of crime prevention and control; (g) encouraging the organization of international advisory groups and meetings of national correspondents, to review the implementation of relevant resolutions; requests UNDP to provide liaison services between national correspondents and the Secretariat.
Adopted at the 15th plenary meeting, 24 May 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1989, 2-24 May 1989. - E/1989/INF/7. - 14 July 1989. - p. 109-111. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.