Comparative report on types of intervention used for youth at risk of joining a street gang

Practices from Belgium, Canada and France

This comparative analysis report explores different modes of intervention aimed at identifying at-risk youth and promoting dialogue and gang disaffiliation in Canada, Belgium and France.

The report contains three chapters, each on a specific country and 11 initiatives (3 Belgian, 4 French and 4 Canadian) are examined.

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Practical approaches to urban crime prevention

Proceeding of the Workshop held at the 12th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Salvador, Brazil, April 12-19, 2010

The Workshop on Practical Approaches to Preventing Urban Crime during the 12th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice presented successful crime prevention policies and strategies in mega-cities and high crime-rate cities including Sao Paulo, Brazil, Lagos, Nigeria and Cairo, Egypt. It also discussed responses to social exclusion and migration and tools to support crime prevention. Most important, it presented concrete examples of how collaboration between urban planners, civil society, government officials, and different types of police can help to prevent crime.

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Crime Observatories : Review of international experiences

Comparative analysis report

This first review of experiences of crime observatories designed to gather information available in the organization around key issues. It was conducted in support of the 1st international meeting on the observatories of crime, organized jointly by the ICPC, the National Crime Observatory (INHES) and the Inter-ministerial Delegation to the City of France, with the support of Embassy of Canada in France and Embassy of France in Canada and the General Consulate of France in Quebec and the Quebec Delegation in Paris. The term "observatory" is used in a broad sense which includes organizations that identify, analyze and publish data on crime. These organizations can be local, regional or provincial, national or supranational and cover all of the crime or one or more subject areas.

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