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)
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for UNODC
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

'We have a bad feeling about this and want to change'

“We are aware that it is an illegal crop and we have felt bad about this for many years,” Khun Aung Htun said. “We are ethnic people, we are Buddhist, we have a bad feeling about this and we want to change.”Like most of the villages chosen by UNODC for ... [Published Mizzima News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Perceptions of crime in the UAE contrast with the reality

One of the many benefits of living in the UAE is that the country enjoys a low crime rate compared with the rest of the region, and the world in general. While no country is entirely without crime, people here should feel free to go about their lives ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform, Again

In Bolivia, licensed growers can legally cultivate a limited quantity of coca—a policy that has actually reduced overall production. But because it doesn’t fit the U.S. drug war model, the policy has raised hackles in Washington. (Photo: Thomas Grisaffi ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Heroin on our streets fund terror (The West Australian)

Heroin sold on Australian streets is funding Islamic terrorists in East Africa and the Middle East, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime believes.Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who was briefed on the growing heroin trade in the Indian Ocean during ... [Published West Australian - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

ICCWC Senior Experts Discuss Progress on Combating Wildlife Crime

18 September 2014: The Senior Experts Group of the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) met in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss progress on joint activities. The ICCWC Senior Experts Group meets three times a year.Experts from the ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Legal aid key in strengthening rule of law in the Sahel region

- Formal justice systems in developing countries often cannot cope with demand for their services, or ensure that the rights of accused persons are protected by providing affordable representation. Legal aid is key in making such legal systems more fair ... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Maritime Boat Patrols Seize Drugs at Sea, Let Traffickers Go

Maritime forces patrolling the international waters of the Middle East have been seizing increasing quantities of drugs, but setting the traffickers free .The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), an anti-piracy and terrorism fleet comprised of 30 seafaring ... [Published Fix.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New police commissioner and the economics of crime

Dr Carl Williams becomes Jamaica's 28th commissioner at a time when our country is going through a most difficult economic squeeze.Many Jamaicans have no work and are in fear of losing the jobs they have.Others, especially in Government but also in the ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cuba highlights own experiences during UNODC 5th session of the Working Group on Corruption Prevention

. During the 5th session of the Working Group on Corruption Prevention, held in this capital on September 8-10, Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Juan Carlos Marsan, highlighted the experiences of Cuba in the prevention of this scourge.During ... [Published Cubaminrex - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

EU, UNODC Donate 50 Desktop Computers, Servers to NAPTIP

THE EU Delegation in Nigeria has presented 50 desktop computers to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to enhance its operations. The Deputy Head of EU Delegation in Nigeria, Mr Alam Munday, handed over the equipment ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers

Hanoi, September 17 (VNA) - The Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a non-refundable aid. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crime networks 'running free'

A RECENT study shows that Thai people's general lenient attitude and the country's lax law-enforcement measures has led to the Kingdom becoming a hub of transnational criminals. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has also voiced concerns ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 16 2014]

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"Compared with Ho Hwayt, Htant Al does not have flat lands,” he said. “They will wait and see the performance of coffee.”"
"The prospect of that level of narco-terrorism is, frankly, terrifying" Ms Bishop told the briefing
Professor Clayton identified that "The inflection point in 1972-73 marked the beginning of the country's decline" in the policy report for the current Ministry of National Security

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From opium to espresso [Published Mizzima News - Sep 20 2014]
Perceptions of crime in the UAE contrast with t... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 20 2014]
Report of the Secretary General on Follow-up to... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 19 2014]
Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform,... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 19 2014]
Heroin on our streets fund terror (The West Aus... [Published West Australian - Sep 19 2014]
ICCWC Senior Experts Discuss Progress on Combat... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 19 2014]
Swiss girls just wanna have guns [Published Spiked Online - Sep 19 2014]
Legal aid key in strengthening rule of law in t... [Published United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Sep 19 2014]
Maritime Boat Patrols Seize Drugs at Sea, Let T... [Published Fix.com - Sep 19 2014]
PAM and UN cooperation on counter terrorism mea... [Published di-ve.com - Sep 19 2014]
New police commissioner and the economics of crime [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Sep 19 2014]
Global violence rates could be halved in just 3... [Published Cambridge Network - Sep 19 2014]
Cuba highlights own experiences during UNODC 5t... [Published Cubaminrex - Sep 18 2014]
Sex Trafficking in Europe [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 18 2014]
Assistant Governor’s Keynote Address at the Ant... [Published Bank Negara Malaysia - Sep 18 2014]
Health Minister Opens Reg ... [Published Government of Mauritius - Sep 18 2014]
As Mukhtar bows out honourably [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 18 2014]
Myanmar to Open Eight One-Stop Drug Rehab Clinics [Published Radio Free Asia - Sep 18 2014]
How smugglers bring desperate migrants across t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 17 2014]
EU, UNODC Donate 50 Desktop Computers, Servers ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 17 2014]
Bangladeshi Albedo Survivors Helped by their Govt. [Published Maritime Professional - Sep 17 2014]
13 Principles Week of Action: Public Oversight ... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - Sep 17 2014]
Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 17 2014]
Social News 17/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 17 2014]
Crime networks 'running free' [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 16 2014]
EU, UNODC donate 50 desktop computers, servers ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]
VN joins Global Container Control Program [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Sep 16 2014]
Experts in Malta to discuss terrorism [Published MaltaToday - Sep 16 2014]
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Sex Trafficking in Europe [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 18 2014]
by Julie Hughes Impunity Watch Special Features Writer Article 3 Section (a) of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, defines human trafficking as, “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, ...
How smugglers bring desperate migrants across t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 17 2014]
Sometimes one of the migrants captains the boat. Whoever volunteers crosses for free. No experience required. They give him a compass, or if he’s lucky, a GPS and satellite phone. Sometimes there’s not enough fuel to make it all the way across. Other ...
Anti-piracy effort applied to drug fight [Published Maritime Security Review - Sep 15 2014]
Seychelles wish to benefit from their program of fight against piracy to deal with drug trafficking By: Rassin Vannier (Seychelles News Agency) - UNODC held a special Continue Reading » ...
Coca Plants Discovered in Mexico For First Time [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas -- The Mexican government announced the seizure of 1,639 coca plants in the southern state of Chiapas. This is the first reported case of the plant, used as the main ingredient for cocaine, being grown and cultivated in Mexico. The ...
Increased Afghan Drug Trafficking In Indian Oce... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 10 2014]
Heroin from Afghanistan is increasingly trafficked through the Indian Ocean and more international action is needed to prosecute smugglers on the high seas, the United Nations anti-crime and drug body said on 9th September. In the last 18 months, more ...
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SADC Member States Discuss Mixed and Irregular ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 27 2014]
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