Our Databases

Case Law

Legislation

Strategies

Bibliography

CNA Directory

Treaties

Legislative Guide

Case Law Database

The Case Law Database contains summaries of cases of 15 different crime types relating to organized crime and terrorism. The Case Law Database is searchable by keyword, country, crime type, and relevant cross-cutting issues. Each entry contains a summary of the facts of the case and related judicial proceedings. Information about law enforcement investigations and international cooperation, as well as commentary on cases, is also included, where relevant. Original judicial decisions are attached to each entry or provided as links.

CNA Directory

The Directory of Competent National Authorities (CNA Directory) is a directory of national authorities that have been designated to receive, respond to and process requests pertaining to international cooperation on matters relating to organized crime, corruption and terrorism.

Access to the CNA Directory is restricted to competent national authorities and Permanent Missions to the United Nations. Request access.

Database of Legislation

The Database of Legislation contains laws and provisions implementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and the Protocols thereto, as well as the international legal framework against terrorism. It also contains laws and provisions concerning 15 crime types relating to organized crime and terrorism and relevant cross-cutting issues. The Database of Legislation is searchable by keyword, country, provision of UNTOC and Protocols thereto, crime type and cross-cutting issue.

Unlike other legislative databases, SHERLOC’s Database of Legislation provides users with direct access to relevant provisions of legislation. The full text of the legislation is also attached to each entry or provided as a link.

Strategies Database

The Strategies Database is a database of national and regional strategies for preventing and combating 15 crime types related to organized crime and terrorism. It is searchable by keyword, country, and crime type.

Treaties Database

The Treaties Database is a database of bilateral and multilateral treaties concerning organized crime and terrorism. It contains the full text and ratification status of each instrument and is searchable by keyword, topic and parties.

Bibliographic Database

The Bibliographic Database is a database of bibliographic data of publications relating to organized crime and terrorism. It is searchable by keyword, crime type, cross-cutting issues and the country or region to which the publication relates. Full-text access to publications is provided via attachment or web link, where available.

Legislative Guide

The Legislative Guide is a web version of UNODC’s Legislative Guide for the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime(2016). The Legislative Guide is searchable by keyword and can be navigated by chapter, part and section.