Slawomir Redo

Slawomir Redo

f. UN Senior Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Expert and staff of the United Nations OPffice on Drugs and Crime (ret.)

Visiting Professor of United Nations Law

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r. jur. habil. Sławomir REDO worked for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC, 1981-2011).


As a UN Senior Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Expert, he was involved in technical assistance projects on the UN law against organized crime in Central Asia. His recent professional interests include immigration and intercultural crime prevention/civic education and training; the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Agenda, and the Global Compact on Orderly, Safe and Responsible Migration. He has been the Organizer and Coordinator of the United Nations workshops at its recurrent crime congresses (now initiator and convener of side events at these congresses), at the annual sessions of the UN commissions on narcotic drugs and crime prevention and criminal justice, and at the various other educational crime prevention conferences.


He has published 3 and co-edited 5 other books, including "Blue Criminology. The Power of the UN Ideas to Counter Crime Globally" (2012), "Women and Children as Victims and Offenders: Background, Prevention, Reintegration. Suggestions for Succeeding Generations" (2016), "Refugees and Migrants in Law and Policy. Challenges and Opportunities for Global Civic Education" (2018), "Crime Prevention and Justice in 2030. UN and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Essays in Honour of the United Nations" (2021). In 2002 he edited "The Rule of Law in Retreat. Challenges to Justice in the United Nations World" (2022). Author of about 80 scientific articles (http://slawomir.redo.net).


He teaches "The United Nations and Crime Prevention", and a Socratic workshop "International Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in War Crimes".


He is a member of the United Nations Studies Association (Vienna, Austria), the European Society of Criminology, the American Society of Criminology.


Specialties: Criminology, crime prevention, global civic education, UN law and operations, incl. crime trends surveys, international criminal law, management of education & training.


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