United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime

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Name: United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime (UNODC, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
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World Drug Day 2014: Activities across the globe

- UNODC offices around the world organize events each year on 26 June with local communities and governments to celebrate the World Drug Day. People from all regions - Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas - got together this year to spread a message ... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, July 24After cannabis and heroin, the misuse of pharmaceutical drugs is rising among subcontinental drug users because of their easy availability at cheap rates and this is a cause for concern, a top UN official has said."Cannabis is easily ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

PHL assumes chairmanship of G77

The Philippines assumed the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G77) in Vienna last July 16, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.In a statement, the DFA said the Philippines took over from Sri Lanka, which chaired the Group from January to June ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cocaine Dependence Treatment Market - Global Analysis, Current Industry Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020

Cocaine is a type of stimulant and appetite suppressant that can be smoked, injected and snorted. Cocaine is extracted from the leaves of the coca plant. In nature, cocaine acts as a triple reuptake inhibitor (TRI) or serotonin–norepinephrine-dopamine ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

UN team discusses jails situation with home secy

LAHORE: A delegation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) met on Tuesday with the Punjab Home Secretary and discussed with him the overall security situation of jails in Punjab.According to sources, UNODC delegation led by Cowley Brown ... [Published The News International - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

WHO Demands Drug Decriminalization

RSS The , which serves as the health authority for the United Nations, is . Earlier this month, the agency published testimony, which finds the most effective method for diagnosing and preventing the spread of HIV in key populations is to make global ... [Published High Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Police-public ratio in India is 136.42 per one lakh population

New Delhi: The sanctioned and actual strength of police personnel at all-India level per one lakh population is 181.47 and 136.42 respectively, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the data was compiled by the ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tawla's Plan to Increase Legal Aid Coverage

EFFECTIVE legal aid and legal services are essential to ensure access to justice, increased accountability, empowerment of the poor and human-rights based approach to sustainable human development.International and regional legal instruments affirm the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

10K meth tablets seized in Mizoram, three arrested

SummaryThree persons were arrested for trafficking Rs 22 lakh worth meth pills.Officials in Mizoram’s Excise and Narcotics Department have arrested three people, including two women, who were allegedly trafficking 10,000 tablets (1.22 kgs) of methamphetamine ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling a Deadly Trade

The magnitude of the challenge was underlined by the recent release of The World Drug Report by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC).In Thailand, the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has been helping to publicise the report ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

.2m People Die Globally Of Drug Abuse, Says NDLEA Boss

THE Chief Executive Director of the National Drug Law enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade, Friday revealed that about 200,000 people die yearly worldwide due to drug abuse.He made the disclosure in Abuja at Dissemination Meeting of the 2013 International ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Statement of the UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, following meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz

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...calls were made for ending stigma and discrimination against drug users, while colorful banners bearing the UNODC World Drug Day 2014 slogan, "A message of hope: drug use disorders are preventable and treatable" , were prominently displayed throughout
I read with interest Dan Rodricks " column, "World's refugee crisis comes to the U S and Maryland" (July 22). He describes the current flow of Central Americans across our southern border as the "biggest refugee crisis since World War II.""
"Around 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV don’t know they have the virus. If they don’t find out they will die,” said Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director. “This is why we have to make it simpler for people to test for HIV to be able to start lifesaving treatment when they need it.” "
"We don't have any national survey. India had done a survey in 2001, which was published in 2004" Albertine said

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The Battles Against Trafficking Continues [Published Leadership - 4 hours ago]
World Drug Day 2014: Activities across the globe [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - 12 hours ago]
The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Centra... [Published Center for American Progress - 16 hours ago]
Sauerbrey: Undocumented children at the border ... [Published Baltimore Sun - 18 hours ago]
World: UNAIDS and partners launch initiative to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India:... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 24 2014]
India stands third in rapes, murder cases, says... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 23 2014]
Break The Silos: Drug Use, HIV, HCV, TB, Laws A... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 23 2014]
Eradicating opium cultivation [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 23 2014]
India is third in rape cases, second in murder ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 23 2014]
Philippines Assumes Chairmanship of Group of 77... [Published Philippine News - Jul 23 2014]
Myanmar police train with Bangladeshi counterpa... [Published Myanmar Times - Jul 23 2014]
Breaking the ‘Silos’ of Drug Use [Published Asia Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
Cocaine Dependence Treatment Market - Global An... [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 23 2014]
PH assumes G-77 chairmanship [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 23 2014]
Is Anything Obama's Fault? [Published American Thinker - Jul 23 2014]
Philippines takes G-77 and China chairmanship i... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 23 2014]
PHL assumes chairmanship of G77 [Published GMA News Online - Jul 23 2014]
UN team discusses jails situation with home secy [Published The News International - Jul 23 2014]
Colombia’s tobacco consumption down, alcohol us... [Published Colombia Reports - Jul 22 2014]
WHO Demands Drug Decriminalization [Published High Times - Jul 22 2014]
The WHO joins the battle for drug decriminalisa... [Published Virgin Group - Jul 22 2014]
Police-public ratio in India is 136.42 per one ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 22 2014]
Tawla's Plan to Increase Legal Aid Coverage [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 22 2014]
TAWLA’s plan to increase legal aid coverage [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 22 2014]
World Health Organization Calls for Drug Decrim... [Published DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE - Jul 21 2014]
influx of undocumented immigrants [Published KUTRadio - Jul 21 2014]
10K meth tablets seized in Mizoram, three arrested [Published Indian Express - Jul 21 2014]
‘EL Raton’ arrested in Spain [Published EuroWeeklyNews - Jul 21 2014]
Tackling a Deadly Trade [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 21 2014]
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World: UNAIDS and partners launch initiative to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: UNAIDSCountry: World Partners will advocate for increased funding and price reductions, strengthen efforts to ensure highest quality diagnostic services and forge partnerships to close diagnostic access gaps. MEBOURNE/GENEVA, 23 July 2014—The ...
Statement of the UNODC Executive Director, Yury... [Published UNODC Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
World: UNAIDS Gap Report [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: UNAIDSCountry: World UNAIDS report shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV today do not know that they have the virus In sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status are on treatment—ending ...
World: Alternative Crops Vital to Fighting Worl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social CouncilCountry: Afghanistan, Colombia, Myanmar, Peru, World ECOSOC/6644 Economic and Social Council 2014 Substantive Session43rd & 44th Meetings (AM & PM Organized crime and illicit criminal activity undermined essential ...
Kenya Seizes 341-kg Heroin Haul on Ship in Mombasa [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 15 2014]
Kenyan police on 15th July seized 341.7 kg of heroin hidden in the diesel tank of a ship, the biggest ever single seizure of drugs at the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa. Police said they did not know the departure point of MV Bushehr Amin Darya, a stateless ...
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SADC Member States Discuss Mixed and Irregular ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 27 2014]
Union Square Walk-In Exhibit Fights Sex Traffic... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 28 2014]
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