eLearning News


19 October 2016

eLearning training offered to Kenya Wildlife Services

The 34 Gazetted Scenes of Crime Officers from Kenya Wildlife Services used the UNODC's eLearning modules as a pre-requisite to attend the two weeks advanced training "Advanced crime scene procedures and techniques to be applied when attending to suspected wildlife crime scenes". As per the evaluation of the course by the participants, the eLearning modules provided a good base in preparation for the practical course, ensuring that all participants started on common ground.

5 September 2016

UNODC eLearning at Annual Meeting for Law Enforcement Experts and Advisors

The UNODC Global eLearning Programme attended the Annual Meeting for Law Enforcement Experts and Advisors last week, organised by the Division for Treaty Affairs. A presentation was given on statistics of the recent period and on the achievements so far since the beginning of the Programme.

18 August 2016

Success in Thailand!

We are pleased to announce the successful participation of Thailand on the eLearning Training Programme. Thailand represents a prominent place with its month-by-month growing interest on elearning-based possibilities. The training campaign of the Royal Thai Police-Police Educational Bureau (RTP PEB) has reached 2250 certified users through the utilization of the Mobile Training Units. Thailand has provided trainings to 6 training centres so far in Ubonratchathani, Undorthani, Songkla, Yala, Lampang and Surat Thani. The delivery of mobile trainings of "Human Trafficking" is in progress to a further 19 police training centres all over Thailand.

18 August 2016

UNODC and SODC of Viet Nam held a training programme on transnational organised crimes

UNODC and SODC of Viet Nam held a training programme on transnational organised crimes using UNODC's Global eLearning platform and BLO Field Tablets in Hanoi. The aim of the training was to increase awareness and the capacity of border officials to address cross-border crimes, with a focus on detecting and interdicting transnational crimes. Providing standardised training within the Border Liaison Office network has been highlighted as a top priority according to UNODC and the Ministry of Public Security, Standing Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Viet Nam National Steering Committee.

Click here to read more on border management in Viet Nam through UNODC eLearning Platforms.

A weeklong training was organized for multi-agency law enforcement officers in Long Xuyen, Viet Nam using UNODC Global eLearning Modules and BLO Field Tablets with live simulations on anti-smuggling techniques to counter transnational organized environmental crimes.

Click here to read more on BLO officers' innovative training held with live simulations in Viet Nam.

15 August 2016

UNODC Annual Report

The UNODC Annual Results-Based Report available here on Global and Country/Regional Programmes for the year of 2015.

25 July 2016

Programme Extension until 2020

During the Inter Divisional Task Team Meeting on 1 June 2016, the participants recommended the extension of the Programme until December 2020 to ensure a stable and progressive delivery. It was confirmed that the Programme is a strategic "Corporate Service" for delivering UNODC capacity building. Other sections and Programmes mentioned the good cooperation that exists between them and the Global eLearning Programme. An emphasis on the positive outcomes of eLearning training as a complement to human training has been highlighted and recognized.

15 July 2016

9th Training for Trainers held in Vienna

On 4-5 July, the Programme hosted the 9th Training for Trainers and Course Managers at the UNODC headquarters in Vienna, Austria with the participation of UNODC staff in order to learn more about production, delivery and management of the eLearning Programme.

15 July 2016

Myanmar: Three eLearning trainings delivered

The Border Management Team of the Partnership Against Transnational Crime through Regional Organized Law Enforcement (PATROL) delivered capacity-building training in Kawthaung, Tachileik and Myawaddy in Myanmar. UNODC eLearning contents and tablets were used during the 3 training in May. A total of 36 police officers received access to the UNODC eLear ning contents in Burmese and English. The trainings focused on drug organisations, human trafficking, smuggling of migrants, wildlife crime, land border interdiction, container profiling and examination.

14 July 2016

Thailand: eLearning trainings for Police Officers

The Royal Thai Police adopted UNODC eLearning in order to train new police cadets and frontline officers. In 2015, 600 officers were trained in the southern provinces of Thailand focusing on government identified emergencies such as human rights, human trafficking and smuggling of migrants. In 2016, training is being delivered throughout the country and its borders. A total of 600 police officers are in training with the mentioned modules and also on issues concerning drugs and crime.

13 July 2016

Tonga: Two eLearning trainings delivered

Alongside with the Global Programme against Money-Laundering, two trainings have been delivered in Tonga. On 2 May, 9 Tonga police officers were trained through UNODC eLearning contents. On the second training, on 13 May, 18 police officers received training with UNODC eLearning modules on the topics covering UNODC mandate.

22 March 2016

First UNODC eLearning Centre established in Timor-Leste

The first UNODC eLearning Centre has been established in Timor-Leste at the Police Training Centre in its capital, Dili.

The installation of a customized eLearning Management System has been completed by UNODC in February 2016. The new system is composed of 48 eLearning modules in Bahasa and 88 in English covering 22 courses. After the installation, a "Training for Trainers" was also delivered to the officers of the National Police Training Academy (NPTA).

The Timor-Leste Police Training Centre was established in 2009 as a Computer Based Training Centre. After the update of the hardware and software, it is one of the most updated UNODC eLearning Centre in the world. The equipment and the content will aim to enhance knowledge and technical skills of the National Police officers of Timor-Leste in order to tackle organized crime, drug trafficking, human trafficking and strengthen border control capacity.

Following the installation of the eLearning Centre, a two days "Training for Trainers" for the Police staff at the Academy has been conducted. Learners received a specialized UNODC training course which will enable them to continue to deliver and manage eLearning training to law enforcement officers in Timor-Leste. In total, eight police officers participated, including the National eLearning Focal Person for Timor-Leste, who will be responsible for future training.

Timor-Leste's Police authorities that had participated in the activity expressed their appreciation to UNODC for the delivery. The establishment of the eLearning Centre has been made with the financial contribution of the United States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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21 December 2015

UNODC delivers first mobile eLearning unit in Africa

UNODC delivered, for the first time, an eLearning Mobile Training Unit in Liberia, Africa. 13 Officers have been trained during this session. Officers from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and the United Nations Missions in Liberia described their eLearning training as a success and complimented the quality of the equipment as well as the service. To read more, click here

1 December 2015

First eLearning training conducted at training centre in Faridabad, India

The first eLearning training course at National Academy of Customs Excise & Narcotics (NACEN) in Faridabad was conducted on the 30th November 2015. The training lasted 2 days and trained 22 Bhutanese law enforcement officers. The training centre and participants of the training have described their eLearning experience as a great success and plan to continue eLearning training at the their centre in Faridabad.

25 November 2015

Statistics available on the eLearning Platform for registered users

The eLearning Platform now offers all registered users to access and review training statistics. In order to get access, eLearning users are simply required to log in with their username (e-mail) and password on the following website: https://www.unodc.org/elearning/en/statistics/index.html

5 October 2015

UNODC Goodwill Ambassador using eLearning to raise awareness on Human Trafficking

The Belgian pop singer, Ozark Henry who recently became UNODC National Goodwill Ambassador against Human Trafficking, has looked into the UNODC training on Human Trafficking in order to become familiar with advanced UNODC training tools on this subject matter. The UNODC Global eLearning Programme provides an understanding on various global matters concerning criminal activities and prevention methods. Even a basic introduction and insight to these problems, such as Human Trafficking or Human Smuggling, can help identify, report and deter these ongoing atrocities. If you wish to learn more about this subject matter and others, please register here: https://golearn.unodc.org/olat/dmz/!

17 September 2015

eLearning Training conducted in Lao and Indonesia

Through the use of the Mobile Training Unit, Lao PDR has now trained 15 officers, including officers from the International Relationship Department, Immigration Department as well as the Public Security. Subject Matters covered during the training included: Introduction to Smuggling on Migrants, Investigative Approaches to Smuggling on Migrants and Investigative Techniques to Counter the Smuggling on Migrants. Moreover, 20 participants in Indonesia have been trained during a Cyber Crime Training, which was funded by the AFP and conducted at the JCLEC from 3 to 14th August 2015. During their free time, the participants have further managed to obtain 71 certificates on all the Bahasa modules, illegal logging and Cyber Crime modules.

7 September 2015

eLearning Management System now available in Hindi!

As of the 6 th of September, a fully functional eLearning Management System in Hindi is officially available on the Global eLearning Platform. To take part in the eLearning courses and modules available, please register under https://golearn.unodc.org/olat/dmz/.

7 August 2015

UNODC eLearning now accessed by over 1000 users

Over 1000 users received access to the public area of the UNODC Global eLearning Platform for training. eLearning users are encouraged to complete the following modules: Human Rights in the Community, Preventing Conflict Using a Human Rights Based Approach and UN cares HIV in the workplace.

16 July 2015

Royal Thai Police Educational Bureau delivered 220 eLearning training to front line officers

During the first six months of this year, RTP-PEB delivered 220 eLearning trainings to front line police officers in Northeast Thailand. PEB is using the Mobile Training Units delivered by UNODC in December 2014 with 76 learning modules in Thai. As of August 2015, PEB will launch further 15 eLearning training courses for 600 officers in southern Thailand. During a meeting with the UNODC staff, PEB Commissioner, Pol. Lt. Gen Promtorn Parkart, stated that UNODC eLearning is effective, compact, and quick to deliver. Trainees also rated the training as highly satisfactory.

July 2015

eLearning Training for Trainers in Bangkok

From the 14 th to 16 th July, the Global eLearning Programme will be delivering training for the eLearning focal persons in the Great Mekong Sub-region and Indonesia. During this training, focal persons will be introduced to new features of the UNODC learning management system and taught how to deliver the courses to their front line officers in localised languages. These courses are expected to be delivered to national officers upon return of the respective homes of the trainers.

July 2015

Cambodia National Authority for Combating Drugs conducts eLearning training in Phnom Pehn

The NACD recently conducted eLearning training for 10 deputy Provincial Police Commissioners and the Permanent Chairman of the Border Liaison Officers (BLO) in Cambodia. The Cambodian authorities are delivering UNODC eLearning training to build knowledge and operational capacity of the BLO officials and to expand the effectiveness of the eLearning Programme. Moreover, Mobile eLearning Units activities will be operational in border areas with remote internet access in the weeks to come.

June 2015

UNODC e-Learning Training Center established for Maldives authorities

The UNODC Regional Office in India, in collaboration with the Global eLearning Programme deliver to the Maldives Customs Service a Mobile eLearning Centre in Male, Maldives. The eLearning Centre is comprised of 90 training modules. The training provided via this Centre aims at capacity building of drug law enforcement officers from the Maldives Customs Service, the Maldives Police Service, the Maldives National Defense Force, and Department of Immigration and Emigration. The training centre represents the 39th CBT/e-learning centre in South Asia and boasts the advantage of remotely giving access to training material without the need for internet access. For more information on this historic event please visit: http://www.customs.gov.mv/NewsDetails/359

June 2015

UNODC Global eLearning website has reached the outstanding figure of 10,000 clicks!

We are pleased to share with you the news that the UNODC Global eLearning website has reached the outstanding figure of 10,000 clicks!! In addition, we have a total of 2523 user requests for access to the online Global eLearning Platform thus far. Such demand for eLearning will mean that the GLOU61 programme can continue to deliver capacity-building regionally as well as expand globally to a broad mass of users. We thank all our UNODC Colleagues, eLearning Counterparts and Donor States for their support of the GLOU61 eLearning Programme and continued interest in promoting and fostering the needs of our programme.

May 2015

New modules on the eLearning Platform

New eLearning modules are now available for training on the UNODC Global eLearning platform. As of May 2015, 14 modules have been translated into the languages of Sinhala, Burmese, Khmer, Laos, Chinese and Bahasa. To find out more information on the available modules and languages of training, please visit: https://golearn.unodc.org and register.

May 2015

UNODC launches the Cybercrime Repository

In occasion of the 24th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), UNODC launched the online Cybercrime Repository - consisting of databases of legislation, case law and lessons learned on cybercrime and electronic evidence. The purpose of the repository is to expand knowledge and share information on national practices and strategies in preventing and combatting cybercrime. The UNODC Global eLearning Programme has integrated the repository website (http://cybrepo.unodc.org) into the cybercrime course available on the platform.

19-20 March 2015

eLearning Workshop at the Police Academy of Cambodia

The Police Academy of Cambodia (PAC) conducted an eLearning Training on 19 and 20 March 2015. Ten senior police officers attended the training and were trained with seven different eLearning modules. This was the first activity in Cambodia using the Mobile Training Units (MTUs) delivered by UNODC in December 2014.

9 March 2015

eLearning Training at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC)

On 9 March 2015, an eLearning Training was held on Smuggling of Migrants at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) in Semarang, Indonesia. The training was attended by 25 police officers from Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. The trainees stayed at JCLEC for two weeks and accessed the UNODC eLearning courses at their accommodation after an introduction in the training lab.

28 February 2015

Global eLearning Programme Delivers Cyber Lab Centre in India

UNODC's Regional Office in Delhi in collaboration with the Global eLearning Programme on drug law enforcement has been installed at the cyber lab centre of the Punjab Police Academy in Phillaur. The centre comprising of 15 computers, marks the 31 st Global eLearning Programme centre in India. The Punjab Police Force is the first state police in India to receive eLearning training capacities at this academy.

27 February 2015

eLearning Training for Front-line Law Enforcement Officials Commences in Cambodia

In the presence of the Secretary General of the National Authority on Combating Drugs and representatives from various national law enforcement agencies, UNODC representatives handed over an eLearning Mobile Training Unit (eLMTU) in a ceremony held at the Ministry of Interior. Gen. Dr. Meas Vyrith, the Secretary General of NACD, spoke favourably about the eLMTU as enabling "frontline officers from the Police, Immigration and Customs to finally have the chance to be exposed to a wide range of information and training material in the Khmer language in order to tackle transnational crime". The eLMTU contains 18 training courses, including 84 modules in the Khmer language.

26 February 2015

eLearning Workshop & Training at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC)

In addition to opening a new CBT (Computer Based Training) centre at the National Police School in Purwokerto, JCELC held a training event on transnational child exploitation by utilizing the eLearning module on Human Trafficking. The workshop successfully delivered training to 20 participants.

5 February 2015

eLearning Training at the Standing Office on Drugs and Crime (SODC) of Vietnam

On February 5, the Standing Office on Drugs and Crime of Vietnam (SODC) delivered a training on Human Trafficking through Mobile eLearning Training Units provided by UNODC. The activity was hosted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and attended by 10 officers from the People's Police Academy and the People's Public Security Academy.

23 January 2015

eLearning Workshop Held by Myanmar Police Force

eLearning trainers of the Myanmar Police Force (MPF) concluded a workshop on UNODC eLearning for national officials in Nay Pyi Taw. The event was attended by senior Police officials and heads of divisions dealing with illicit drugs, transnational crime and training. UNODC eLearning will be adopted by MPF as a tool for capacity building of national officials and to deliver courses based at the Police Officer Training School in Nay Pyi Taw.

22 January 2015

New Training Courses

As of 1 January 2015, the UNODC Global eLearning Programme offers 85 training modules delivered through 20 courses in English. These modules are also available in Thai (69 modules), Sinhala (6 modules), French (1 module), and Bahasa (1 module). Moreover, modules in Spanish, Burmese, Chinese, Khmer, and Vietnamese will be available soon. If you would like to learn more, please register and visit http://www.unodc.org/elearning/en/frontpage.jsp.

21 January 2015


On 21 January UNODC Global eLearning webpage http://www.unodc.org/elearning/en/frontpage.jsp reached 3000 views. Such increased interest in Global eLearning is a primary reward for UNODC commitment. We look forward to make our contents available to an even broader audience in the future.

15 December 2014


UNODC Global eLearning Programme kicks off a Training for Trainers on the use of the eLearning platforms to deliver capacity building on Human Rights and Smuggling of Migrants for twenty officials of the Police Education Bureau of the Royal Thai Police.

12 December 2014

Mobile Training on Human Rights to Thailand

UNODC Global eLearning Programme and the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok hand over two complete eLearning mobile units and training contents on Human Rights and Border Control to the Police Education Bureau of the Royal Thai Police. The ceremony was attended by Lt. Gen. Parkart, PEB Commissioner, and Mr. Richard W. Snelsire, US Embassy in Bangkok.

9 December 2014

Smuggling of Migrants and Human Rights

UNODC Global eLearning Programme kicked off a 4-day Training for Trainers on the use of the eLearning platform to deliver capacity building on Smuggling of Migrants and Human Rights for Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

9 December 2014

Smuggling of Migrants

UNODC Global eLearning Programme and the Australian Embassy in Bangkok hand over eLearning equipment and contents on Smuggling of Migrants to Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

3-7 November 2014

Training at the Police Academy in Sri Lanka

UNODC Global eLearning Programme and the Australian High Commission in Colombo delivered a training for trainers and 77 new eLearning modules for officials dealing with drug and crime matters. The learning contents were installed at the Sri Lanka Police College (SLPC) based in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Moreover, 36 officers from the Sri Lankan border and customs agency received eLearning training focused on countering human trafficking. These results were possible thanks to funding by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

September 2014

New UNODC eLearning centre established in India

In September 2014, a new UNODC eLearning centre was established at the Indian National Academy for Customs Excise & Narcotics, Regional Training Institute, Vadodara, Gujarat. The setting up of the centre was followed by a two-day CBT workshop for officers from the Customs and Central Excise Department of Gujarat. The online-training platform includes modules on drug identification and testing, search techniques, interdiction techniques, intelligence gathering, precursor chemicals and money laundering.


Smuggling of Migrants

Migrant smuggling affects almost every country in the world. It undermines the integrity of countries and communities, and costs thousands of people their lives every year.


Wildlife Crime

Generating illicit revenue of 2.5 billion USD alone in East Asia, fuelling corruption and perhaps leading to the extinction of tigers, rhinos and other rare species.


Document Examination

Fraudulent identity and security documents are often integral prerequisites for the smuggling of migrants, terrorist mobility and criminal groups looking to facilitate the movement of drugs, weapons and proceeds of crime.

The eLearning Platform now offers all registered users to access and review training statistics. In order to get access eLearning users are simply required to log in with their username (e-mail) and password on the following website: https://www.unodc.org/elearning/en/statistics/index.html