Stories from UNODC Colombia

 

2014

  December 

  December 16, 2014 -  Former illicit crop farmers supply cocoa to Austrian chocolate maker

 

September 

..  September 15, 2014 -  New trends and regional differences in the manufacturing of methamphetamineg

 

July 

..  July 30, 2014 - The President of Colombia acknowledges the work of UNODC on the World Day Against Human Trafficking  

 

June

..  June 26, 2014 -    UNODC 2013 survey: coca cultivation area unchanged in Colombia, prices and value of crop markedly down

..  June 26, 2014 -    Global drug use prevalence stable, says UNODC World Drug Report 2014

..  June 13, 2014 -   Colombian Cacao chocolates reaches multinational in Europe

..  June 13, 2014 -     Some 437,000 people murdered worldwide in 2012, according to new UNODC study 

 

March

 March 14, 2014 -  Joint Ministerial Statement stresses health, prevention and treatment in countering world drug problem

 March 11, 2014 -  Global drug issues to be focus of high-level UN meeting in Vienna starting on 13 March

March 7, 2014 -   UNWTO, UNODC and UNESCO launch anti-trafficking campaign: 'Your Actions Count - Be a Responsible Traveller'

 

February

February 24, 2014 -  The Carnival of Barranquilla has a Blue Heart

February 07, 2014  Corruption a major obstacle in tackling smuggling of migrants

2013

December

... December 11, 2013 - UNODC stresses the health dimension of drug use as Uruguay parliament passes legislation to legalize cannabis

 

November

... November 20, 2013 - UNODC chief designates international footballer Falcao as Goodwill Ambassador

 

October

... October 16, 2013 - Pisciculture as a life option

 

September

... September 25, 2013 - Coca crop cultivation down in Peru - 2012 UNODC coca monitoring survey

... September 12, 2013 - UNODC early warning system records rapid increase in legal highs in 2013