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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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Viet Nam joins the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme

Hanoi, 9 February 2015 - Viet Nam became the second country in ASEAN to formally join the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme today in a Signing Ceremony held at the headquarters of the General Department of Viet Nam Customs in Hanoi. Addressing the delegation Mr. Nguyen Duong Thai, Deputy Director General, said, "the Global... [Read More]

Viet Nam establishes Rapid Response Forces against domestic violence

Ben Tre, 5 January 2015 - The Ministry of Public Security and local authorities in collaboration withVietnam Women's Union has established 17 domestic violence rapid response teams (DVRRT) in 17 communes in Ben Tre province, Vietnam with UNODC's support. It is not so long since domestic violence against women was seen as a private matter. According... [Read More]

Training courses at the border with China

Hanoi, 1 December 2014 - The border between Vietnam and Southern China is exposed to several threats from organized crime. Drugs, counterfeit goods, wildlife, timber and electronic waste are just some of the commodities smuggled across this border. The smuggling of migrants - as well as cases of human trafficking - are reported to take place routinely... [Read More]

26/08/14 - Values-based Approach Needed For Police Integrity

31/10/14 - Asian integration: transnational organized crime looks set to expand significantly unless action is taken

07/10/14 - Viet Nam sees a significant rise in the number and value of cash seizures at the border

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