The Global Initiative Network

GIN Member

Yvon Dandurand

Professor Emeritus, Fellow, International Centre for Criminal Law Reform

Yvon Dandurand is a criminologist at the University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia (Canada), and a Fellow and Senior Associate of the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy, a Vancouver-based research institute affiliated with the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme. His long career in teaching, research and policy development in the fields of crime prevention and criminal justice has led him to specialize in comparative research.

He has been involved in numerous criminal justice reform and capacity building projects in Canada and abroad, including several projects and studies in the areas of organized crime, human trafficking, witness protection, corruption, crime prevention, policing, and corrections.

  • (2020). Migrant Smuggling Patterns and Challenges for Law Enforcement. Vancouver: International Centre for Criminal Law Reform. Dandurand, Y.
  • (2020). Organized Crime, Illegal Markets, and Police Governance. Vancouver: International Centre for Criminal Law Reform.
  • (2019). With Amanda McCormick and Satwinder Bains. Developing Strategies on Violence Prevention and Community Safety in Abbotsford, BC. Abbotsford: South Asian Studies Institute, UFV.
  • (2019). With Jessica Jahn. The Failing International Legal Framework on Migrant Smuggling and Human Trafficking, in J. Winterdyk and J. Jones (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Human Trafficking, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
  • (2019). With Jessica Jahn. “Any Progress Yet? The role of civil society in monitoring anti-human trafficking efforts”, Justice Report, 34 (3): pp.21-24.
  • (2017). “Human Trafficking and Police Governance”, Police Practice and Research, 18 (3): 322–336.
  • (2015). With Vivienne Chin, “Implementation of Transnational Criminal Law: Issues and Challenges”, N. Boister and R Currie (Eds.), Routledge Handbook on Transnational Criminal Law. London: Routledge.
  • (2013). The United Nations Convention against Corruption: A Strategy for Safeguarding against Corruption in Major Public Events. New York: United Nations.
  • (2013). “Strategies and Practical Measures to Strengthen the Capacity of Prosecution Services Dealing with Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism and Corruption”, in S.M. Chermak and J. D. Freilich (Eds.), Transnational Terrorism, Surrey (U.K.): Ashgate
  • (2012). “Refocusing Human Trafficking Prevention Strategies”, in ICPC, Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Montreal: International Centre for the Prevention of Crime, pp. 50-53
  • (2012).  The Coercion and Control of Victims of Human Trafficking and Domestic Servitude – Patterns of Coercion and the Impact on Victims.  Report prepared for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  • (2011). With Vivienne Chin. “Human Security Objectives and the Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism”, in Okubo, S. and L. Shelley (eds.), Human Security, Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking.  London and New York: Routledge, pp. 36-56
  • (2010). With K. Farr. A Review of Selected Witness Protection Programs, a report prepared for the Research and National Coordination Unit, Organized Crime Division, Law Enforcement and Policy Branch, Public Safety Canada, Ottawa,

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