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  • In the latest Open Society Foundation blog, OSF's president, Christopher Stone, discusses police reform across the world.

    July 24, 2012   by Christopher Stone

    Police Need a New Professionalism (Fortunately, It’s Already Hiding Inside Many Agencies)

    In cities across the United States, violent crime rates are at record lows as are the numbers of civilians killed by...

  • The role of the police in helping combat HIV is emerging as a key issue in public health. Several international consultations are scheduled for 2012 to drive for cultural change within law enforcement bodies in HIV prevention.

    The first such consultation was held at the Headquarters of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in Rome on 10-11 May 2012.

  • The number of countries with laws to combat domestic violence has doubled since 2009. Althought this marks positive progress, OECD report notes that significant discriminatory laws and practices against women remain prevalent around the world.

  • Recently, UNODC e-Learning, which is being delivered in more than 50 countries and more than 20 languages, received the prestigious United Nations UN21 award for its high quality and effective means of delivering law enforcement training throughout the world.

    Courses have been designed and developed using subject experts from all around the world. The end result is learning that...