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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Viet Nam sees a significant rise in the number and value of cash seizures at the border

Hanoi, 7 October 2014 - Transnational and organized crime generates billions of US dollars annually. The profit from crime moves globally through financial institutions, through the internet, by way of alternative or informal money remitters, arts and antiques and by trade based money laundering. Also popular amongst criminals is the smuggling... [Read More]

Domestic Violence goes under screen in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 27 June 2014 - The 2010 Viet Nam National Study on domestic violence revealed that 58.3 per cent of ever-married women experienced at least one type of domestic violence at some point of their lives. The 2013 UNODC "Assessment of the situation of women in the criminal justice system in Vietnam" acknowledged that 58% of women in... [Read More]

Drug dependence: Viet Nam is discussing voluntary community based treatment and care

Ho Chi Minh city and Hai Phong city (Viet Nam), 9 June 2014 - As of December 2013, there were 181, 396 registered drug dependent people In Vietnam, an increase of approximately 5% since 2012. The Government estimates that the actual number is much higher. Although Vietnam still maintains compulsory treatment for drug dependence in the... [Read More]

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