Security Council told of drug trafficking in West Africa and Sahel

Listen /

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss combating drug trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Council that around the world, drug trafficking and transnational organized crime threaten security, undermine respect for the rule of law and jeopardizes peace and stability.

He said that in a growing number of countries, organized criminal networks also fuel the activities of terrorist and extremist groups.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 3’28″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

April 2014
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930