Multi-Million-Dollar Funding Agreement between Qatar and UNODC Signed in Vienna

OrganizationsInternational Organizations ♦ Published: December 11, 2015; 18:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Unprecedented funding agreement between UNODC and Qatar leaves lasting legacy for Doha Declaration. The agreement, totaling more than US$49 million and slated to run over four years, is to deliver projects related to justice, prisoners, youth and justice education.

Fedotov: This agreement is unprecedented in the history of UNODC. / Picture: © Flickr / UNIS Vienna

Speaking at the recent signing event, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov said, "This agreement is unprecedented in the history of UNODC and I commend Qatar's support for the 13th Crime Congress and the leadership and commitment it has shown during and after the event."

Viewed as a lasting legacy to the 13th  UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, held in…