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Wildlife crime: Don't be part of it!

The illicit trade of wildlife in Asia is worth billions of dollars a year. It fuels organized crime, corruption and violence. This new UNODC video vividly illustrates wildlife crime's tragic toll of destruction. It asks viewers to make a difference by changing their consumption habits today. You can drive change. Share this video today. Available in: English Mandarin Thai Vietnamese.


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UNODC guidebook to assist Viet Nam's judicial reforms

Hanoi, 22 April 2014 - Participants discussed the development of an independent, efficient judiciary system after the launch of the UNODC Resource Guide on Strengthening Judicial Integrity, organized in Hanoi by UNODC Country Office of Viet Nam and the Justice Partnership Programme (JPP) of the EU Delegation in Vietnam.... [Read More]

Golden Triangle opium production rises 22% in 2013, says UNODC

Bangkok (Thailand), 18 December 2013 - Led by a 13 per cent increase in Myanmar opium cultivation to 57,800 hectares (from 51,000 ha in 2012), opium poppy cultivation in Southeast Asia's Golden Triangle of Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand rose for the seventh consecutive year, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report... [Read More]

Weak rule of law and lack of good governance a major threat to development, says UNODC Executive Director

Bangkok (Thailand), 15 November 2013 - UNODC Executive Director Mr. Yury Fedotov said today that investments in justice systems and the rule of law were "pre-requisites" for long-term prosperity. Mr. Fedotov made his comments in his keynote speech at the inaugural Bangkok Dialogue on the Rule of Law, organized by Thailand's Institute of... [Read More]

14/11/13 - New UNODC SE Asia regional programme addresses transnational organized crime and downsides of regional integration

11/11/13 - UNODC and VN collaborate on UNTOC implementation

08/11/13 - Record-high methamphetamine seizures in Southeast Asia

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