1. MOU concluded between UNAFEI and the CCLS
On 9 September 2014, UNAFEI and the College for Criminal Law Science of
Beijing Normal University (CCLS) concluded a Memorandum of Understanding
on cooperation in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice. The
purpose of this MOU is to promote information sharing, such as expertise
and experiences regarding criminal justice systems and practices, and other
cooperative activities, such as joint studies and seminars.
The CCLS is a
research institute founded in 2005 at Beijing Normal University with the
purpose of providing professional training and promoting international
exchanges in the area of criminal justice in China. Like UNAFEI, the CCLS is a
Program Network Institute of the United Nations.
2. Public Lecture
On the occasion of concluding the MOU between UNAFEI and the CCLS, Mr. Zhao Bingzhi, Dean of the CCLS and Mr. Kazuhiro Watanabe, Associate Professor of Senshu University, Faculty of Law, delivered lectures in the conference room of the Supreme Public Prosecutors Office on 10 September 2015, to an audience of about 50 people, including personnel from government offices, such as the Ministry of Justice and Public Prosecutors Offices, and universities, NGOs, etc. The lectures were concluded with great success.
The lecturers and topics
of the Public Lecture were as follows:
(1) Mr. Zhao Bingzhi, Dean of the CCLS
and the death penalty in China”
(2) Assistant Professor Kazuhiro Watanabe, Senshu University, Faculty of
“Empirical study of the applicable standard of
the death penalty in Japan”
Concluding the MOU
Lectured by Mr. Zhao Bingzhi
Lectured by Mr. Kazuhiro Watanabe