The 3rd International Report on Crime Prevention and Community Safety (2012)

ICPC is pleased to announce the release of the third edition of its International Report in English, French and Spanish.

The ICPC’s 2012 International Report on Crime Prevention and Community Safety presents key subjects on the international agenda regarding crime and violence, highlighting forms in which prevention can address these issues to generate more resilient and cohesive communities around the world.

The third edition of the Report focuses on five topics of significance for crime prevention policymaking at the international level: Human Trafficking, Informal Settlements, Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Areas, Drug Production in Developed Countries and ICPC’s own Global Survey on Safety in Cities. It analyses these issues from the prevention perspective and contributes to the larger debate on responses to crime using ICPC’s 18 years of expertize in the field.

The International Report provides information and tools to help governments, local authorities, international organizations and other actors implement successful crime prevention policies in their countries, cities and communities. Download the 2012 International Report (PDF)

The 2nd International Report on Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Trends and Perspectives (2010)

Providing a large panorama of prevention in the world, the Report 2010 examines in particular the impact of migration, organized crime and substance abuse on community safety.  It highlights the importance of good governance frameworks for prevention and safety, training and capacity building for different sectors of the community, and the evaluation of programmes and strategies.  It also emphasizes social and education approaches to crime prevention among vulnerable populations.


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6th International Report on Crime Prevention and Community Safety: Preventing Cybercrime (2018)

ICPC is pleased to announce the release of our 6th International Report focusing on the prevention of cybercrime.

The sixth edition of the International Report is concerned with the overarching theme of cybercrime and how does one prevent it. As in previous publications, this new edition starts with an international overview of crime and its prevention. Four separate chapters then look in more detail at cybercrime-related issues such as crime in a digital world, cybercrimes, cybercriminals and cybervictims, cybercrime prevention approaches and public-private partnerships in cybercrime prevention.

Published every two years since 2008,The International Report provides essential information and tools to help governments, local authorities, international organizations and practitioners implement successful crime prevention policies in their countries, cities and communities.

Download the Executive Summary of the Report.

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