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14.04.01 – NARCOTIC DRUGS

GENEVA / WORLD DRUG REPORT

Greater emphasis needs to be placed on preventing people from taking drugs without using tactics that induce fear, according to  a new United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report. UNTV CH

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / CRIME CONGRESS OPENING

At the opening event Sunday of the Crime Congress in Doha, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called upon the member states to share their successes, challenges and experience "in preventing crime and promoting the rule of law to support sustainable development." UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Apr 2015 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / OPIUM SURVEY

A new United Nations-backed study said Afghanistan registered record levels of opium poppy cultivation this year, with the illicit crop being cultivated in an estimated 224,000 hectares of land. The "Afghanistan Opium Survey 2014" indicated a seven percent increase in the total land area used by poppy growers, as compared to last year. UNAMA

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD DRUG PROBLEM

Senior United Nations officials called for a greater focus on development activities and alternative crops in countries where the tight grip of drug lords has disrupted peace, security and development, such as in Afghanistan and Myanmar. UNIFEED -UNTV

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

MALI / LADSOUS ORGANIZED CRIME

UN head of peacekeeping Herve Ladsous and the director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov are visiting Mali in a bid to step up efforts to fight organized crime in the country. MINUSMA

10 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / MBEKI

The former President of South Africa and Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki, said Africa is losing "at least 50 billion dollars" through illicit outflows, an amount larger than the overseas development assistance that the continent receives. UNTV

6 Feb 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / DRUGS

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to record levels this year with a 36 percent increase compared to last year, according to a new survey launched by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the Afghan Government. UNAMA

13 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / COTE D'IVOIRE

Hervé Ladsous, the Head of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations warns the Security Council that threats to Côte d'Ivoire's peace and security, such as the political divisions and networks affiliated with the former regime, as well as piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, drug trafficking and organized crime, persist and should not be underestimated. UNTV

18 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

The Security Council is expected to issue a Presidential Statement concerning the situation in the Sahelregion. UNTV  

16 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN / WEST AFRICA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Said Djinnit, briefed the Council on the latest report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office in the region (UNOWA). UNTV

10 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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