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UNODC praises Colombian peace accord, offers country unshakable support against drugs and crime

The following is a statement from the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov on the formalization of the peace accord between the Colombian government and FARC-EP.   Read more

Statement of the UNODC Executive Director on United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons - 30 July 2016  

Vienna, 26 August 2016 - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) congratulates the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army (FARC-EP) on the agreement to end the conflict.   Read more

 

Statement of the UNODC Executive Director on United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons - 30 July 2016 

Human trafficking is a parasitic crime that feeds on vulnerability, thrives in times of uncertainty, and profits from inaction. While the international community struggles with what UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called the biggest refugee and migration crisis since World War II, human traffickers and migrant smugglers are taking advantage of misery to turn a profit.   Read more

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... June 24, 2016 -   Study of coca crops in Colombia recorded significant increase, going from 69,000 hectares in 2014 to 96,000 in 2015

... June 24, 2016 -   EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT UNODC Chief issues statement praising peace accord signed by the Colombian government and FARC-EP

... June 26, 2016 -   UNODC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR YURY FEDOTOV: Statement on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 26 June 2016

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