Morocco as Vice-President of the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention

On Sunday March 7th, Morocco was elected as vice-president of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice which takes place in Kyoto, Japan.


On Sunday March 7th, Morocco was elected as vice-president of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice which takes place in Kyoto, Japan.


The congress, which was held in hybrid format, elected, by acclamation, the Minister of Justice of Japan Yoko Kamikawa as president of this 14th congress, along with 21 vice-presidents, including ambassador Azzeddine Farhane, Morocco’s permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Vienna, as stated by the Moroccan embassy in Austria.

The election of Morocco to the vice-presidency of this United Nations congress is recognition of its substantial contribution to international efforts in the fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

The Moroccan delegation which takes part in the work of this congress, which will continue until March 12th, is led by Mohamed Ben Abdelkader, Minister of Justice and includes the Moroccan ambassador in Tokyo, the ambassador permanent representative of Morocco in Vienna, the first president of the Court of Appeal of Marrakech-Superior Council of the Judiciary, in addition to many other senior officials of various ministerial departments.

It should be noted that the United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is the world’s largest and most diverse gathering, bringing together policymakers, practitioners, academics, intergovernmental organizations and civil society in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

Since 1955, congresses have been held every five years in different parts of the world, where they provide a platform for the exchange of views between countries, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and individual experts representing various professions and disciplines; mainly related to crime prevention and criminal justice.

The remaining vice-presidents are from Egypt, Côte d’Ivoire, Libya, Kenya, Namibia, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Iran, Bangladesh, Qatar, China, Kuwait, Thailand, Cuba, Colombia, Venezuela and Paraguay.

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