UNODC to hold ‘Education for justice programme

UNODC to hold ‘Education for justice programme
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On Tuesday, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime UNODC initiated Education for justice programme E4J as a part of UNODCs global programme for the implementation of Doha declaration

Hyderabad: On Tuesday, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) initiated ‘Education for justice programme (E4J) as a part of UNODC’s global programme for the implementation of Doha declaration.

To discuss which a meeting was conducted at Taj Krishna Banjara Hills on Tuesday.

UNODC aims to build a culture of lawfulness among children and youth through the provision of age-appropriate educational materials on topics related to criminal justice, crime prevention and the rule of law and the integration of those materials into the curricula of all educational levels.

UNODC had partnered with Worldview Education to promote the programme among the schools in the region. Over 800 schools in India participated or hosted Model United Nations Conference every year.

Gilberto Duarte ’Crime prevention and criminal Justice officer, UNODC said, “E4J is to raise the questions on justice and rule of law, which do not carry a clear definition in themselves.

We are concentrating on teaching the most basic and vital concepts of life crime and justice which affect people every day.”

Suruchi Pant, Deputy Representative of UNODC-ROSA said, “I believe that the change for better tomorrow is only possible if it is championed by young leaders.

For this we serve as on exciting platform for teachers, educators and students to promote basic human values of respect, compassion and ethics through the promotion of the SDG’s.”

UNDOC’s and Worldview would be hosting a set of roundtable discussions and conference across Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore from sept 3- 7 to launch the E4J programme with the number of executives.

Sampreeth Reddy, CEO Worldview Education said, “We believe in the power of the global MUN community to be a positive force to bring about impactful change in society.

Its a vast network of extremely committed students, educators and schools.

Through our initiatives, it’s been our endeavour to bring together stakeholders across the spectrum that can catalyze this process of taking MUN from simulation to impact, ‘Act2Impact’ as we call it.”

The Worldview will launch 25 MUN’s in 25 cities which would have participation of 6,000 students from more than 250 schools.

They would design the goals and the mission of E4J issues like crime prevention, criminal justice, corruption, trafficking will be focused on.
Several school representatives, principals attended the meeting to organise further MUN meetings in the city.

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