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Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Recommendation Rec(2003)21 concerning partnership in crime prevention

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Policing

Description

Recommendation adopted by the Committee of Ministers at its 853rd meeting.

Subject
Policing
Type
Legal document
Keywords
crime prevention

Summary

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers recommends that governments of member states recognise that responsibility for crime prevention should be widely shared in society, and that partnership approaches are a practical means to sharing this responsibility and pooling diverse resources.

The Recommendation provides definitions of “partnership”, “community safety” and “partners”.

The Recommendation also indicates guidelines on the following points:

  1. Creation of an auspicious partnership environment
  2. Initiation of partnerships
  3. Operation and maintenance of partnerships
  4. Communications between partnerships and wider society
  5. Termination of partnerships
  6. Methodology, assessment and evaluation

Information

Added on
24 Sep 2003
Origin
Council of Europe
Keywords
crime prevention
Rights
Council of Europe