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Crime prevention through sport during COVID-19

Crime prevention through sport during COVID-19

UNODC is hosting an event on using sport to contribute to crime prevention among youth during COVID-19.


Wed, 05/19/2021 - 14:00 to 15:00

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) would like to invite you attend the following event on sport as a tool for building youth and community resilience in the context of holistic crime prevention approaches:

“Youth Crime Prevention in light of the social impact of COVID-19: effective responses during and after pandemic and the contribution of sport”, organized by Peru

The event is organized with the support of the UNODC Youth Crime Prevention through Sport initiative under the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration at the 30th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) on 17-21 of May 2021 in Vienna.

Language: English & Spanish

 Register here to access the event


  • Miwa Kato, Director, Division of Operations, UNODC
  • Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Inclusive Social Development, UNDESA (video message)
  • Carlos Herrera, Director General for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Peru
  • Gustavo San Martín, President, Peruvian Institute of Sport, Peru
  • Colombian Institute of Family Welfare, Colombia
  • Juan Luis Ferrusca Ortiz, Secretary of Security, Ministry of Public Security of Queretaro Municipality, Mexico
  • Rafael Manuel Abreu Páez, Community Orientation Director, National Directorate for Drug Control, Community Orientation Programme, Dominican Republic
  • María Eugenia Pérez Eimbcke, former footballer and current coordinator of the Mx Women’s Football League, and Co-founder of Powerchair Football, Mexico
  • Marco Teixeira, Global Coordinator, Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration, UNODC

*Note: registration is necessary in order to receive the link to access the event

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