UNODC to Launch World Drug Report 2011

Bangkok, 23 June - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will launch the World Drug Report 2011 at:

The Foreign Correspondence Club Thailand (FCCT)
The Penthouse, Maneeya Center
518/5 Ploenchit Road
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

at 11:00 - 12:00 hrs. (Registration starts @ 10:30 hrs.) on 24 June 2011.

The state of the world drug market will be unveiled in the 2011 World Drug Report to be released by UNODC on Friday, 24 June 2011. This annual report highlights developments across the global drug market to explain the factors that drive the world's consumption, production and trafficking of illicit drugs. The press are invited to a briefing when the latest findings on emerging and established drugs threats will be presented.

The World Drug Report is an annual publication providing an overview of the world's drug situation in terms of illicit cultivation, production, trafficking, and abuse with the latest data available.

The report will be launched by UNODC Regional Representative Mr. Gary Lewis.


For further information contact:
Ms. Duangjai Pattanarudee
UN Office on Drugs and Crime - Bangkok
Tel: (662) 288 1963
Fax: (662) 281 2129