On 4 November 2015, the second inter-agency Joint Port Control Unit (JPCU) of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP) in Afghanistan was opened inside the premises of the Nangarhar Customs House. The inauguration also included the hand-over of a HazMatID 360 which enables the rapid identification of over 32,000 solid and liquid chemicals.[Read More]
It has been acknowledged that Counter Narcotics (CN) cannot be limited to the efforts of law enforcement bodies alone as there is a need for greater involvement of the public. Therefore, other segments of the society such as the community elders, religious scholars, academics, civil society, people's representatives, media and development agencies must come onboard.[Read More]
H.E Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Governor of Herat Province, accompanied by the provincial government officials, visited the land stabilization project supported by UNODC during his visit to Kohsan district on August 26 th 2015.
In a large gathering arranged by the District Governor, the community elders brought up the challenges affecting the people of Kohsan in the area of security, public health, education, roads, agriculture and irrigation.[Read More]