United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) was established in 1967 to support countries in the field of crime prevention and justice administration. UNICRI is based in Turin, Italy.


UNICRI supports countries in crime prevention through

  • research and analysis
  • technical cooperation
  • training programs
  • exchange of information
  • advisory services.


UNICRI has developed collaboration with international organizations, national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations, educational and academic institutions. The institute also works in close relationship with relevant UN agencies and bodies.

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