New York, 22 January 2009. The Conference, entitled Innovative Policies to Advance Security Governance, will take place on the 22 January 2009 and is aimed to brief the Member States, international and regional organizations and civil society on the action undertaken by UNICRI’s Laboratory on Security Governance and Counter-Terrorism to foster its security governance approach in different thematic fields.
The event will be an opportunity to provide an overview of some of the main activities developed by the Laboratory, including those in the area of radicalization, urban security, major event security, cooperation between public and private sectors for the protection of vulnerable targets, and prevention of illicit trafficking of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material.
Main speakers will be policy makers, senior officials of international and regional organizations and relevant representatives of the academia and the private sector. The contributors will offer examples of the concrete application of the security governance approach to the design and implementation of national security policies.