Education is key to long-term crime prevention

Dimitri Vlassis. Photo: United Nations

The role of education in fighting crime will be highlighted at the upcoming UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

Dmitri Vlassis, the Executive Secretary of the Congress, says it is the first time policy-makers will discuss how to better involve the public in creating more just societies.

The Congress is set to open on Sunday in Doha, Qatar.

Reem Abaza spoke with Mr Vlassis and began by asking him who will be participating.

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