First UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders

Geneva, Switzerland 22 August - 3 September 1955

 

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V1.A.9

Modern Review of the Police, vol. 3, no.15, Nov.-Dec. 1955

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Reprint from the Journal of Correctional Work – Manuel Lopez-Rey

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Handbook of the Congress

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A/CONF.6/INF.1

Organizational Matters

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A/CONF.6/INF.2

Information for Participants

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A/CONF.6/INF.3

List of Participants

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A/CONF.6/INF.4

List of Documents

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A/CONF.6/L.1

Rules of Procedure   

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A/CONF.6/L.2

OPEN INSTITUTIONS – Recommendations adopted by Section II   

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A/CONF.6/L.3

OPEN PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – Draft Resolution proposed by the General Rapporteur   

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A/CONF.6/L.4

STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS – Amendments included by Section I in the Secretariat Draft

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A/CONF.6/L.5

STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS – Draft Resolution proposed by the General Rapporteur 

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A/CONF.6/L.6

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – Amendments included by Section I in the Draft Recommendations of the Secretariat   

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A/CONF.6/L.7

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – Draft Resolution proposed by the General Rapporteur   

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A/CONF.6/L.8

PRISON LABOUR – Recommendations adopted by Section II   

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A/CONF.6/L.9

PRISON LABOUR – Draft resolution submitted by the General Rapporteur   

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A/CONF.6/L.10

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN THE FIELD OF PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS  – Joint draft resolution submitted by the delegations of Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Pakistan & Syria   

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A/CONF.6/L.11

PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – Recommendations adopted by Section III   

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A/CONF.6/L.12

PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – Draft Resolution proposed by the General Rapporteur   

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A/CONF.6/L.12/Add.1

PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – Amendment to the draft resolution proposed by the General Rapporteur submitted by the delegations of Belgium, Denmark, France, the Holy See, Netherlands and Switzerland   

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A/CONF.6/L.13   

Joint draft resolution proposed by the delegations of Argentina, Austria, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Federal Republic of Germany, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Syria, United States of America, Venezuela

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A/CONF.6/L.14

PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – Joint draft resolution submitted by the delegations of Belgium, Denmark, France, the Holy See, Netherlands and Switzerland   

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A/CONF.6/L.15

PROGRAMME OF STUDIES IN THE FIELD OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY - Joint draft resolution submitted by the delegations of Argentina, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, India, Israel, Pakistan, Philippines, Syria, the United States of America and Venezuela   

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A/CONF.6/L.16

Draft resolution submitted by the delegation of the United States of America   

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A/CONF.6/L.17

RESOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BY THE CONGRESS    

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SOC/2097

UN WORLD CONGRESS ON PREVENTION OF CRIME WILL OPEN IN GENEVA, MONDAY, 22 AUGUST – Press Release   

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SOC/2099

UN CONGRESS ON PREVENTION OF CRIME ELECTS OFFICERS – Press Release   

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SOC/2101

UN CONGRESS APPROVES RECOMMENDATIONS ON SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PENAL PERSONNEL – Press Release   

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SOC/2102

UN CONGRESS MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS IN FIELD OF PRISON LABOR – Press Release   

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SOC/2103

FIRST UN CONGRESS ON PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS CONCLUDES SESSION IN GENEVA – Press Release   

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SOC/130

CLOSURE OF THE FIRST UN CONGRESS ON PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS – Press Release   

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SOC/117

FIRST WOLDWIDE UN CONGRESS ON PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS OPENS IN GENEVA ON 22 AUGUST – Press Release 

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SOC/118

OPENING OF THE FIRST UNITED NATIONS CONGRESS ON THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS – Press Release   

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SOC/119

WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT JUVENILE DELINQUENCY?  – Press Release   

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SOC/120

THE CONGRESS HEARD A LECTURE FROM MR. MARC ANCEL, PRESIDING JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEAL, PARIS – Press Release   

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SOC/121

THE CONGRESS VISITED THREE SWISS PENAL ESTABLISHMENTS YESTERDAY AND HEARD A LECTURE BY MR. JORGE BOCOBO, CHAIRMAN OF THE CODE COMMISSION (PHILIPPINES) TODAY – Press Release   

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SOC/122

CONGRESS ADOPTS RECOMMENDATIONS ON OPEN INSTITUTIONS – Press Release 

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SOC/123

CONGRESS HEARS LECTURE BY MR. MOSTAFA EL SAID, RECTOR OF ALEXANDRIA UNIVERSITY, (EGYPT), ON NEW TRENDS IN THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS IN EGYPT – Press Release   

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SOC/124

CONGRESS UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS – Press Release   

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SOC/125

CONGRESS HEARS LECTURE BY MR. SANFORD BATES, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL PENAL AND PENITENTIARY COMMISSION, ON “MODERN TRENDS IN THE AMERICAN PRISON SYSTEM” – Press Release   

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SOC/126

CONGRESS HEARS LECTURE BY DR. ISRAEL C. DRAPKIN, Medical director of the Institute of Criminology Prisons Administration, Santiago de Chile, ON MODERN TRENDS IN THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS IN LATIN AMERICA – Press Release   

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SOC/127

CONGRESS UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS RECOMMENDATIONS ON SELECTION AND TRAINING OF STAFF FOR PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – Press Release 

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SOC/128

CONGRESS ADOPTS RECOMMENDATIONS ON PRISON LABOUR – Press Release   

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SOC/129

CONGRESS BEGINS ITS EXAMINATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY – Press Release   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.1

STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS – Report by the Secretariat   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.2

THE RECRUITMENT, TRAINING AND STATUS OF PERSONNEL FOR ADULT PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – Report by the Secretariat   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.3

LE RECRUTEMENT, LA FORMATION ET LE STATUT DU PERSONNEL PENITENTIAIRE EN FRANCE – par Jacques VOULET   

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A/CONF.C.1/L.4

LE RECRUTEMENT, LA FORMATION ET LE STATUT DU PERSONNEL PENITENTIAIRE EN BELGIQUE – par Jean DUPREEL

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.5

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PRISON STAFF IN THE UNITED KINGDOM – by Sir Lionel Fox

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.6

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PRISON STAFF IN TRUST AND NON-SELF-GOVERNING TERRITORIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF WHICH THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM IS RESPONSIBLE – by Sir Lionel Fox   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L/7

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PENAL PERSONNEL IN VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA) – by E. V. Shade   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L/8

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PENAL PERSONNEL IN NEW SOUTH WALES (AUSTRALIA) – by L. C. Nott   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.9

LE PERSONNEL PENITENTIAIRE EN GRECE– par Ch. D. TRIANTAPHYLLIDIS

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A/CONF.6.C.1/L.10

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PRISON OFFICERS IN NEW ZEALAND – by Samuel T. Barnett   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.11

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL IN THE CANADIAN FEDERAL PENITENTIARY SERVICE– by R. B. Gibson   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.12

THE TRAINING OF THE PERSONNEL OF PENAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS– BY E. A. Lamers   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L/13

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICE PERSONNEL IN JAPAN– by Bunsaku Nakao

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.14

THE STAFF TRAINING PROGRAMME OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REFORM INSTITUTIONS IN ONTARIO (CANADA)– by Hedley Basher

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L/15

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR ADULT PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN EGYPT– by Yassin el Refaie   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.16

THE SELECTION, TRAINING AND STATUS OF CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL IN UTTAR PRADESH (INDIA)– by R. S. Rastogi   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.17

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM– by Homer T. Rosenberger   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.18

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR ADULT CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA (U.S.A.)– by Richard A. McGee   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.19

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES– by Alfredo M. Bunye

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.20

RECRUITMENT, TRAINING AND STATUS OF CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL IN ISRAEL– by Zvi Hermon   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.21

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN BRAZIL– por Victoorio Caneppa    

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.22

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN BOLIVIA– por Huascar Cajias K.   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.23

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN COSTA RICA– por Hector Beeche Lujan

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.24

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN CUBA– por Evelio Tabio y de Castro Palomino  

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.25

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN ARGENTINA– por Roberto Pettinato   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.26

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN COLOMBIA– por Jorge E. Gutierrez Anzola   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.27

SELECCION Y FORMACION DEL PERSONAL PENITENCIARIO EN URUGUAY– por Juan B. Carballa   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L/28

THE SELECTION AND TRAINING OF CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL IN BURMA– by Ba Thein   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.29

SELECTION AND TRAINING OF CORRECTIONAL STAFF IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK (U.S.A.)– by Leonard E. Horan 

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.30

THE SELECTION AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL FOR ADULT PENAL AND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN SWEDEN– by Hardy Goransson   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.31

LE RECRUTEMENT ET LA FORMATION DU PERSONNEL PENITENTIAIRE EN ITALIE– por Sofo BORGHESE   

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A/CONF.6/C.1/L.32
A/CONF
.6/C.2/L.27

LA PREVENTION DU CRIME ET LE TRAITEMENT DES DELINQUANTS DANS LES TERRITIORES DE LA FRANCE D’OUTRE-MER – Rapport sur les questions a l’ordre du jour presente par M. Pierre AUBIN   

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ST/SOA/SER/M/7-8

INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF CRIMINAL POLICY – THE PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY   

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ST/SOA/SD/6

THE PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN SELECTED EUROPEAN COUNTRIES 

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A/CONF.6/C.3/L.1

THE EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY– Report submitted by the Secretariat of UNESCO

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A/CONF.6/C.3/L.2

PROBLEMS DE DESORGANISATION SOCIALE LIES A L’INDUSTRIALISATION ET A L’URBANISATION DANS LES PAYS EN COURS DE DEVELOPPEMENT ECONOMIQUE RAPIDE– Rupport transmis par l’UNESCO 

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A/CONF.6/C.3/L.3

GENERAL PRINCIPLES WITH REGARD TO THE PREVENTION OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 

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THE DETECTION OF THE “PRE DELINQUENT” JUVENILE – Comments on the Methodology of Research – A contribution from the World Health Organization to the United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders   

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D.10.E.1955

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY VIEWED AS A LABOUR PROBLEM– Report prepared by the I.L.O. for presentation to the First United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.1

OPEN INSTITUTIONS– Report by the Secretariat

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.2

THE PLACE OF THE OPEN INSTITUTION IN THE PENAL SYSTEM AND IN THE COMMUNITY– by Sir Lionel Fox   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.3

SELECTION OF OFFENDERS SUITABLE FOR TREATMENT IN OPEN INSTITUTIONS– by Jose Agustin Mendez   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.4

L’ETABLISSEMENT OUVERT DE CASABIANDA (FRANCE)– par Andre PERDRIAU

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.5

LES ETABLISSEMENTS DU TYPE OUVERT EN BELGIQUE– par Jean DUPREEL

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.6

OPEN PRISONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM– by Sir Lionel Fox

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.7

OPEN PRISONS IN TRUST AND NON-SELF-GOVERNING TERRITORIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF WHICH THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM IS RESPONSIBLE– by Sir Lionel Fox   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.8

AN OPEN INSTITUTION IN VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA)– by A. R. Whatmore   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.9

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN NEW SOUTH WALES (AUSTRALIA) –– by L. C. J. Nott

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.10

LES ETABLISSEMENTS OUVERTS EN TURQUIE– par Resat D. TESAL   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.11

THE “MAASIAHU” PRISONERS CAMP IN ISRAEL– by Zvi Hermon   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.12

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN THE FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA– by James V. Bennett   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.13

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN FINLAND– by Valentin Soine and Illppo Aarnio   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.14

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN JAPAN– by Bunsaku Nakao

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.15

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN NEW ZEALAND– by Samuel T. Barnett

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.16

TWO OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN DENMARK– by H. Tetens

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.17

LES ETABLISSEMENTS OUVERTS EN SUISSE– par Francois CLERC

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.18

LES ETABLISSEMENTS OUVERTS EN GRECE– par Ch. D. TRIANTAPHYLLDIS

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.19

DEVELOPMENTS TOWARDS OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA– by H. P. Junod

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.20

THE SAMPURNANAND CAMP IN UTTAR PRADESH (INDIA)– by A. S. Raj

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.21

THE REFORMATORY FARMS AT BUREWALA, PUNJAB (PAKISTAN)– by Hamid-uz-Zafar

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.22

EL SISTEMA DE SEMILIBERTAD EN LAS COLONIA PENALES EN ARGENTINA– por Roberto Pettinato   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.23

LES ETABLISSEMENTS OUVERTS AU BRESIL– par Victorio CANEPPA

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.24

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES– by Alfredo M. Bunye

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.25

OPEN INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY (U.S.A.)– by Sanford Bates   

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.26

LES ETABLISSEMENTS OUVERTS EN ITALIE– par Alfonso GAROFALO   

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A/CONF .6/C.2/L.27
A/CONF.6/C.1/L.32

LA PREVENTION DU CRIME ET LE TRAITEMENT DES DELINQUANTS DANS LES TERRITOIRES DE LA FRANCE D’OUTRE-MER (A/CONF.6/C.2/L.27)– Rapport sur les questions a l’ordre du jour presente – par M. Pierre AUBINN   

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ST/SOA/SD/5

PRISON LABOUR

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.28

PRISON LABOUR – NOTE ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF PRISON LABOUR– Memorandum prepared by the Secretariat

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A/CONF.6/C.2/L.29

PRISON LABOUR 

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A/CONF.6/1

FIRST UNITED NATIONS CONGRESS ON THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS – Report on the First Congress containing a summary of the proceedings, conclusions and recommendations as adopted by the Congress– REPORT PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT

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