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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 / VIOLENT EXTREMISM

The United Nations said today that the rehabilitation of violent extremist offenders, namely convicted terrorists and foreign fighters, is not only possible but very much needed. UNIFEED UNTV

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / CULTURAL TRAFFICKING

The UN cultural agency warned today that destruction and trafficking of Iraq's and Syria's cultural property has reached an unprecedented scale. It also fuels the conflicts by providing revenues for armed groups and terrorists. UNIFEED UNTV

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / MATCH FIXING

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security to help strengthen cross-border investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and the manipulation of sports competitions. UNIFEED UNTV  

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / MIGRANTS DEATHS

Reacting to the news that 400 migrants have died off the coast of Libya when their boat capsized, the top United Nations Crime official Yury Fedotov, said "people are dying despite all our efforts and that is unacceptable. We need to pass from the words to the action as soon as possible.” UNIFEED UNTV  

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / DEATH PENALTY

On the sidelines of the Doha Crime Congress, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic presented a publication "Moving away from death penalty" – a series of articles arguing in favour of abolishing the death penalty. He said it was "very important" for the United Nations to "illustrate that the death penalty is not an efficient way for [...]

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / HUMAN TRAFFICKING

The United Nations said today that the key challenge in providing assistance to victims of human trafficking is raising money for its Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / WILDLIFE FOREST CRIME

The head of the United Nations' crime agency said today all countries  must treat wildlife and forest crimes  as serious criminal offences. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / RULE OF LAW

UN Office on Drugs and Crime held a high-level event on Rule of Law, Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda with focus on the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international level through crime prevention and criminal justice mechanisms. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Apr 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 »

 

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