TitleContinuation of preparations for the 8th United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders.
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Takes note of the Discussion guide for the interregional and regional preparatory meetings for the 8th UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders; takes note of the various documents prepared by the Secretariat related to the substantive items considered by the 7th UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, and requests the Secretary-General to update them for submission to the 8th Congress under the relevant agenda items; endorses the recommendations contained in the reports of the interregional preparatory meetings for the 8th Congress and requests the Secretary-General to transmit those reports to the regional preparatory meetings for the 8th Congress, to be organized in 1989, with the observations, amendments and specific comments made at 10th session of the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control; recommends that the regional preparatory meetings consider in depth the recommendations of the interregional preparatory meetings and make specific comments on the draft instruments contained in the reports; recommends that a research workshop on alternatives to imprisonment be held; decides that the 8th Congress should be held from 27 Aug. to 7 Sept. 1990, that its theme should be "International co-operation in crime prevention and criminal justice for the 21st century"; requests the Secretary-General to allocate the resources for the organization of the Congress and to invite 25 consultants to participate at the expense of the Organization.
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. 142-145. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.