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14.04.01 – NARCOTIC DRUGS

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 »

UN / SIERRA LEONE

The Executive Representative and Head of the United Nations (UN) Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL), Jens Toyberg-Frandzen, will present the Tenth Report of the Secretary-General on the UN's Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leoneto the Security Council. UNTV

13 Mar 2013 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / DRUGS

A three-day gathering of regional celebrities, including singer and newly appointed Goodwill Ambassador Farhad Darya, on the problem of illicit drugs concluded today in Kabul, Afghanistan. UNAMA

12 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UN / RICHARD BRANSON

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, was at UN headquarters today to promote a new look at international drug policy. UNTV / SUNDOG PICTURES

7 Dec 2012 | Read More »

HAITI / CANINE BRIGADE

UN Police in Haiti and the country's national police are working with dogs to fight trafficking in drugs and guns. MINUSTAH

1 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UN / AFGHANISTAN

Pakistani Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon told the UN Security Council that his country’s “restraint” in reacting to the recent killing and beheading of 17 Pakistani soldiers in a cross-border raid from Afghanistan “should not be taken for granted”. The Taliban today released a video purporting to show the heads of the victims. UNTV

27 Jun 2012 | Read More »

 

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