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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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Asian integration: transnational organized crime looks set to expand significantly unless action is taken

Bangkok (Thailand), 31 October 2014 - Transnational crime and public security threats in Asia risk overwhelming border management, law enforcement and justice agencies of many states following the acceleration of trade and migration flows as the integration of the region progresses in 2015, warned speakers at a high-level UNODC meeting today... [Read More]

Myanmar and UNODC sign landmark agreement to strengthen the rule of law and counter crime and drug threats

Yangon/Naypyitaw, 18 August 2014 - Following a year of negotiations the Government of Myanmar and UNODC today signed a landmark integrated Country Programme for 2014-2017, agreeing to collaborate together to strengthen the rule law and address significant crime and drug issues. President Thein Sein and the Cabinet reviewed and... [Read More]

Asia and North America drive global methamphetamine seizures to record levels, UNODC reports

Tokyo (Japan), 20 May 2014 - Growing demand in East and Southeast Asia is leading to an expansion of global production and trafficking in methamphetamine and new psychoactive substances, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report released here today. Led by a rise in seizures in East and Southeast Asia... [Read More]

18/12/13 - Golden Triangle opium production rises 22% in 2013, says UNODC

10/12/13 - EU, UNODC, US Joint Delegation to Shan State

15/11/13 - Weak rule of law and lack of good governance a major threat to development, says UNODC Executive Director

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