United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime

Type: Organization
Name: United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime (UNODC, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
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Security forces face toughest test with lesser men to guard citizens

Trithesh Nandan/Zee Research GroupThe latest riot in Saharanpur, in which three lives were lost and property worth millions gutted, has shaken the nation. Even as efforts are on to bring peace in the district, the role of police has come under the scanner. ... [Published zeenews.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

India's meth addiction grows as criminals tap chemical hub

By | AFP  –The teenager sits quietly in a Mumbai rehab clinic, a victim of India 's emerging fad for the drug crystal meth, which experts say is spurred by loopholes in the country's giant chemical industry."It made me feel powerful," said the 19-year-old ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 30 2014]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Fisheries Crime: Bridging the Gap

Op-Ed by Dr Mary Ann Palma-RoblesFisheries crime is a major and increasingly significant threat not only to the security of the maritime environment but also to the sustainability of marine living resources. In a study conducted by the United Nations ... [Published Maritime Executive - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Roundup: UN calls for action against human trafficking

The United Nations on Wednesday marked its first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons by calling on the international community to end impunity for perpetrators and help victims, especially women and children, who continue to be particularly ... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

July 30: Raising Awareness Through Social Media on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Did you know that human trafficking is the second largest criminal enterprise in the world? No? Most people don't.Last week a friend and I were discussing human trafficking, a discussion sparked by a storyline on USA's summer drama Graceland , when I ... [Published Huffington Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Global Container Control Programme delivers solid successes against global illicit trafficking

The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr. Yury Fedotov, and the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Mr. Kunio Mikuriya, met in Vienna on 29 July 2014 to discuss the significant achievements of ... [Published World Customs Organization - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

A Sustainable Approach to Combating Human Trafficking

"Human trafficking has no place in the modern world." -- John Ashe, President of the United Nations General AssemblyAlthough today is the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the issue of human trafficking is hardly a novel one; rather, ... [Published Huffington Post - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 5 reports

The UN Secretary-General's Message and UNODC Executive Director's Statement on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Human trafficking is a callous global industry that denies victims their rights and dignity and generates billions of dollars for organized criminal networks.  Most of those trafficked are vulnerable women and children deceived into a life of suffering.  ... [Published UNDPI Armenia - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Video: UN urges online solidarity campaign for Anti-Trafficking Day

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a video encouraging online expressions of solidarity with trafficking victims on July 30 to mark the United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The video asks people to take a photo of themselves ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Belarus, IOM lead fight to halt today’s slavery trafficking

July 30 marks the new World Day against Trafficking in Persons proclaimed by the United Nations.“Human trafficking is an increasingly pressing issue and a major challenge for the international community in the 21st century,” said Belarusian Ambassador ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Security in South America: The Role of States and Regional Organizations by Rodrigo Tavares

Nowhere in the world is the web of treaties, agreements and agencies concerned with regional security needs as thick as in Latin America. The region has seen one of the most dramatic institutional transformations of the late twentieth and early twenty-first ... [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

India tops in South Asia's human trafficking: UN official

India has emerged as the top destination for human trafficking in South Asia, a top UN official has said.South Asia representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Cristina Albertine, said that a majority of the victims are from ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 27 2014]

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..." In a call to action, he noted that "we can all do our part to fight human trafficking. […] I encourage everyone to do and give what they can."
...cross-border cooperation and information-sharing can all be effective, but ending human trafficking also means tackling the root causes," he said. "Extreme poverty, entrenched inequality and a lack of education and opportunity create the vulnerabilities that traffickers exploit -- ultimately, the best protection is to accelerate development for all."
In his own remarks, Mr. Mikuriya, said: "With its emphasis on a global network of ports dedicated to the detection of trafficking in illicit goods, the Global Container Programme is helping to deliver on one of World Customs Organization most important goals: the protection of society. We will continue to work with UNODC to deliver tangible successes against the criminals."
..." Furthermore, exploitation includes "the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude, or the removal of organs."

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Security forces face toughest test with lesser ... [Published zeenews.com - 2 hours ago]
Fisheries Crime: Bridging the Gap [Published Maritime Executive - 5 hours ago]
July 30: Raising Awareness Through Social Media... [Published Huffington Post - 7 hours ago]
UNODC marks first human trafficking day with ca... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - 8 hours ago]
Roundup: UN calls for action against human traf... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
Global Container Control Programme delivers sol... [Published World Customs Organization - 11 hours ago]
A Sustainable Approach to Combating Human Traff... [Published Huffington Post - 12 hours ago]
The UN Secretary-General's Message and UNODC Ex... [Published UNDPI Armenia - 15 hours ago]
Video: UN urges online solidarity campaign for ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 15 hours ago]
INTERPOL joins global call for hope in first Wo... [Published Interpol - 15 hours ago]
U.N. battles for more people-trafficking convic... [Published Reuters - 16 hours ago]
Statement by UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedo... [Published UNODC Press Releases - 17 hours ago]
UNPO marks World Day Against Trafficking in Per... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - 18 hours ago]
The UN’s inaugural day against trafficking in p... [Published New Vision - 18 hours ago]
First World Day against Trafficking in Persons ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 23 hours ago]
Mumbai's Anti-Terrorism Squad Has New Target: C... [Published NDTV - 23 hours ago]
India's meth addiction grows as criminals tap c... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 30 2014]
UNAIDS Gap Report Finds Half of HIV+ People Wor... [Published HIV and Hepatitis.com - Jul 29 2014]
Belarus, IOM lead fight to halt today’s slavery... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 29 2014]
Security in South America: The Role of States a... [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
Police in Shan State Seize Valuable Haul of Opi... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 29 2014]
CCEMO Asia Pacific regional cooperation forum -... [Published Australian Communications and Media Authority - Jul 29 2014]
World Day against Trafficking in Persons: Salvo... [Published Medianet - Jul 29 2014]
Which Countries Smoke The Most Marijuana? [Published Medical Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Marking World Hepatitis Day, UN appeals for boo... [Published United Nations - Jul 28 2014]
Illegal Aliens from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lank... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 28 2014]
Group of Illegal Aliens from Bangladesh, Nepal,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 28 2014]
Federal Judge Declares DC Open Carry Ban Uncons... [Published RIA Novosti - Jul 28 2014]
Three dead after attempted jailbreak in Shan State [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 28 2014]
Indian police suspect Maoist rebels of traffick... [Published AlertNet - Jul 28 2014]
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Statement by UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedo... [Published UNODC Press Releases - 17 hours ago]
Group of Illegal Aliens from Bangladesh, Nepal,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 28 2014]
MCALLEN, Texas—A single group of illegal aliens entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend included foreign nationals from Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, according to the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC). The group crossed into the Rio Grande ...
Three dead after attempted jailbreak in Shan State [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 28 2014]
Three suspects were shot dead and three policemen seriously injured on Saturday, when several detainees attempted to break out of a police station’s detention cell in eastern Burma. Seven people detained for drug-related offenses in Kyaukme, Shan State, ...
World: Statement of the UNODC Executive Directo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: UN Office on Drugs and CrimeCountry: World Vienna, 25 July 2014 - Hepatitis C is a gravely debilitating disease and the growing cause of early death and severe liver disease among those who inject drugs. Of the 12.7 million people estimated to ...
World: OSCE meeting in Turkmenistan looks at ex... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in EuropeCountry: World ASHGABAT, 25 July 2014 –OSCE efforts to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1540 on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their means ...
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SADC Member States Discuss Mixed and Irregular ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 27 2014]
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