The United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime
and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFEI) is a United Nations regional institute,
established in 1962 by agreement between the United Nations and the Government
of Japan, with the aim of promoting the sound development of criminal justice
systems and mutual cooperation in Asia and the Pacific Region.
|UNAFEI marked its 50th Anniversary!
In 2012, the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention
of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFEI) marked its 50th Anniversary
since its establishment in 1962.
To celebrate this occasion, UNAFEI held a 50th Anniversary Ceremony at
the Ministry of Justice on 12 December 2012, along with the 30th Anniversary
Ceremony of the ACPF (Asia Crime Prevention Foundation). This ceremony,
co-hosted by UNAFEI and the ACPF, had in attendance high-ranking officers
such as the Deputy Executive Director of the UNODC, the Vice-Minister of
Justice of Thailand, a justice of Supreme Court of Japan, and criminal
justice practitioners from Japan and abroad.
○The following links contain lists of countries/regions, the number of participants, and organizations which have participated in the training courses/seminars of UNAFEI since its establishment
・Mr. SENTA Keisuke assumed the directorship of UNAFEI on 15 April.
・Comparative Study on Criminal Justice Systems of Japan and Nepal was held
from 7 - 17 March.
・The 162nd International Senior Seminar concluded on 12 February .
・The participants of the 162nd International Senior Seminar had a meeting
with Japanese volunteer probation officers on 26 January.
・The participants of the 162nd International Senior Seminar paid a courtesy
visit to Mr. Mitsuhide Iwaki, Minister of Justice on 20 January.
・The 162nd International Senior Seminar commenced on 13 January.
・Strengthening Ties with the CCLS was uploaded.
・The Second Training Course on Legal Technical Assistance for Vietnam was
held from 2 - 16 December.
・UNAFEI Director attended KIC International Forum 2015: Criminal
Justice Policies for a Safe Society (30 November, at Seoul, Korea).
Presentation by Director Yamashita :
Document (PDF:329KB) , Slides (PDF:1,225KB) , Abstract (PDF:45KB)
・Study Tour to Japan for the Hon. Deputy Director General of Prisons Department,
Ministry of Home Affairs of the Union of Myanmar in November 2015 was held from 25 November to 1 December.
・The Ninth Regional Seminar on Good Governance for Southeast Asian Countries was held from 24 - 26 November.
・The 18th UNAFEI UNCAC Training Programme concluded on 18 November.
・The 18th UNAFEI UNCAC Training Programme commenced on 14 October.
・UNAFEI Director and UNAFEI Professor visited Thailand Institute of Justice
(TIJ) (4 - 11 October, at Bangkok, Thailand).
・The Seminar on Promoting Community-based Treatment in the ASEAN Region was held from 29 September to 1 October.
・The 25th Anniversary Seminar of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules
for Non-custodial Measures (The Tokyo Rules) was held from 7 - 9 September.
・The 161st International Training Course concluded on 18 September.
・UNAFEI Professor attended the 6th Intersessional Meeting of Open-ended Intergovernmental Working
Group on Prevention, UNCAC (31 August – 2 September, at Vienna, Austria).
・The participants of the 161st International Training Course paid a courtesy
visit to Ms. Yoko KAMIKAWA, Minister of Justice on 26 August.
・UNAFEI Professor attended the 6th International Forum of Contemporary Criminal Law held by College of Criminal Law Science in Beijing Normal University (22 - 23 August, at Beijing, China).
・Training Seminar for Prison Officials in Myanmar (UNODC - UNAFEI) was
held from 3 - 21 August.
・The 161st International Training Course commenced on 19 August.
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