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)
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for UNODC
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Action against drugs, crime supports Mali peace & development efforts, says UNODC Chief

First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

LAHORE - Child Labour in Pakistan

Hafiz Jawad Ajwad - It is very difficult to make a precise estimate of the magnitude of child Labour in Pakistan on account of numerous limitations on collecting the data. The last child labour survey was conducted by Nawaz Sharif government in 1996. ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Govt to toughen drug laws

William Lukuvi, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office responsible for Policy, Co-ordination and Parliamentary AffairsWith several Tanzanians facing the death sentence in China for drug trafficking related cases, the government has announced ... [Published IPP Media - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Judicial appointments not based on merit – Osinbajo

Most judicial appointments in Nigeria are not based on merit, a former Lagos Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), said on Tuesday.He said merit is the least considered factor when lawyers are appointed to the bench ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

We must not remove our foot from the accelerator when responding to HIV, says UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov

First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Millions lack access to adequate justice, face illegal detention, other abuses

- Many countries still lack the necessary resources and capacity to provide legal aid for suspects, those charged with a criminal offence, prisoners, victims and witnesses. Providing adequate legal aid is key in developing a more efficient legal system. ... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 4 reports

NJC to publish guidelines for appointment of Judges

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar yesterday said that the National Judicial Council (NJC) will soon make public guidelines for the appointment of Judges.This is coming on the heels of the current legal tussle between the NJC ... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Guns and money

THE use of firearms to commit crime is a particular problem in the Americas. In its 2013 report on global homicides the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime found that two-thirds of murders in North and South America are committed with firearms, ... [Published Americas view - The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

IISD RS @ CITES SC65 | Highlights for Monday, 7 July 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland

In his opening remarks, John Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES, said that “the international community now looks to this Committee to review progress against the significant outcomes of CoP 16, to support States in their collective efforts to implement ... [Published IISD - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Irony Of Burma Burning $130M of Drugs

RSS To mark June 26, Burmese authorities held drug-burning ceremonies, boasting the destruction of seized opium, heroin and methamphetamine said to be worth a combined $130 million. The mass burnings in Rangoon, Mandalay and Taunggyi were attended by ... [Published High Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Jalal-Abad hosts a training course on efficient interaction between police and local communities

Jalal-Abad, July 7 / Kabar/. A three-day training course for police officers was opened today in Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyz Republic, within the framework of the U.S. Government-funded United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) project “Support to Criminal ... [Published Kabar - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Norway pledges $ 0.7m to support Punjab police

- Islamabad—The Norway government and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed an agreement today on Norway’s contribution of 700,000 USD for 2014-15 to support Punjab Police Department to enhance training and investigation capacities, ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Jul 04 2014]

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...The programme, "Minimizing the Illegal Killing of Elephants and other Endangered Species (MIKES)" is a 50-month long programme focused on generating regular and reliable information on the status and threats to elephants and other flagship species...
...to the press, De Leo underlined that in order to achieve the goal of sustained reduction of illicit crop cultivation, good practices show that "eradication efforts should be combined with comprehensive, participatory, long term development programmes in cultivation areas, as well as regional and international cooperation"
A joint declaration was agreed by the participants, which stated that "without access to effective legal representation, millions of poor, vulnerable, and marginalised persons face the risk of arbitrary, extended, or illegal pretrial detention, as well as torture, coerced confessions, wrongful convictions, social stigma, detrimental impacts on health and livelihood, and other abuses."
"We need to be independent. The constitution guarantees this and we should establish it. I do not see the reason a Chief Judge, CJ, should constitute himself into nuisance in government house."

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Terrorism driving investors away – CJN [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 09 2014]
По данным УНП ООН за 2013 год, в Боливии третий... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Jul 08 2014]
Portugal without fires [Published Portugal Resident - Jul 08 2014]
FROM THE PRINT EDITION: The pills, thrills, and... [Published Ottawa Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
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RELEASE: New Statistical Analysis Shows Violenc... [Published Center for American Progress - Jul 08 2014]
Judicial appointments not based on merit – Osin... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 08 2014]
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We must not remove our foot from the accelerato... [Published UNODC Press Releases - Jul 08 2014]
Statistical Analysis Shows that Violence, Not D... [Published Center for American Progress - Jul 08 2014]
Millions lack access to adequate justice, face ... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Jul 08 2014]
NJC to publish guidelines for appointment of Ju... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Jul 08 2014]
Nigeria: Corrupt Judges, SANs Working Together-... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
SANs Aiding Corrupt Judges – CJN [Published Leadership - Jul 08 2014]
CJN accuses SANs of aiding corruption in Judiciary [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 08 2014]
Guns and money [Published Americas view - The Economist - Jul 07 2014]
IISD RS @ CITES SC65 | Highlights for Monday, 7... [Published IISD - Jul 07 2014]
SANs who defend corrupt judges are also guilty ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 07 2014]
Irony Of Burma Burning $130M of Drugs [Published High Times - Jul 07 2014]
Extent of US dependency on prescription drugs r... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 07 2014]
Novel Miniature Mass Spectrometer Moves Cocaine... [Published Lab Medica - Jul 07 2014]
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President Barack Obama on his re-inauguration in 2009 stated 'Transparency...will be the touchstones of this presidency'. This statement would appear to have more credence for the global extractive industry judging by the increasing number of transnational ...
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UN World Drug Report 2014 [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 02 2014]
World Drug Report 2014 Source: United Nations From press release (PDF): Drug use prevalence is stable around the world, according to the 2014 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with around 243 million individuals, ...
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