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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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Historic threat assessment of one of Southeast Asia's busiest trafficking corridors

Tachileik, 10 April 2015 - Chiefs of drug control authorities from China, Myanmar and Thailand, together with representatives UNODC, completed a week-long threat assessment of the Asian Highway connecting the three countries through the Golden Triangle. In-depth inspections were conducted of roads, bridges, check-points and... [Read More]

UN Collaboration on Drug Law Review in Myanmar: Government consulting experts and communities to promote public health driven responses

Yangon, 25 March 2015 - As part of a comprehensive advocacy effort to respond to drug use and HIV in Myanmar, UNODC and UNAIDS supported a wide-ranging consultation on amending the 1993 'Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law' (the Drug Law) in Nay Pyi Taw, from 16 to 19 February. The objectives of this... [Read More]

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]

18/08/14 - Myanmar and UNODC sign landmark agreement to strengthen the rule of law and counter crime and drug threats

20/05/14 - Asia and North America drive global methamphetamine seizures to record levels, UNODC reports

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

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