For Urban Crime Prevention in Sub-Sahara: United Nations Crime Prevention Guidelines at work
In the Sub-Saharan countries, the criminal justice systems are poorly adapted to the rapidly changing urban environment and in most cases unable to respond to the concerns and needs of urban dwellers especially the poor and marginalized, hence enable to contribute to the revitalization of business and community life and to upholding the rule of law. Various United Nations crime prevention and criminal justice instruments create the strategic framework in which the rule of law and crime prevention should operate. The presentation envisages how through a technical assistance project Sub-Saharan countries may develop urban crime prevention strategies as a part of responsibility of all Governments to create, maintain and promote a context within which relevant institutions and all segments of civil society, including family, school, community and the corporate sector, can better play their part in breaking the
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