18 results
The study presented by the Romanian Crime Research and Prevention Institute provides an analysis of the dimensions of burglary in dwellings (frequency of occurrence at national level, its dynamics (2005-2010), rural-urban disparities, territorial spreading etc.). The purpose of the study was to familiarize with this type of offence, with its forms of manifestation and with its influencing factors, in order to identify interventions towards increasing the safety level of citizens.
  • Romania
  • Research
  • 2011
In Romania, sexual crimes have been scarcely tackled in criminological studies so that, at present, there has only been disparate data and statistics regarding this type of crime. In the context of accurate information being the basis to ensure efficient preventive endeavours as well as having in view the fact that the prevention of sexual crimes against minors is one of the priorities of the Romanian Police in the field of crime prevention.
  • Romania
  • Sexual violence
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Research
  • 2012
The objective of this project has been to examine the nature and scale of organized armed violence in urban areas in Canada and to explore the value of bringing a human security lens to the challenges posed by cities. It is hosted by the Canadian Consortium on Human Security (CCHS) hosted by the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the Human Security Research and Outreach Program supported by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).
  • European Union
  • Research
  • 2007
In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
  • European Union
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2016
The overall objective of this United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) report is to shed light on the particular vulnerability of children and juveniles in the context of counter-terrorism, and to increase the capacity of governments to integrate existing international juvenile justice and child protection standards into their national counter-terrorism frameworks.
  • Italy
  • Research
  • 2016