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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 opens the first Methadone Maintenance Therapy Service Unit for Prisoners

Hanoi, 2 October 2015 - Phu Son Prison in Thai Nguyen province, with support from UNODC Viet Nam, has launched the first methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) service unit for prisoners in Viet Nam. "In 2010, I participated in a study-visit supported by UNODC to learn about prison based methadone programmes in Spain. Witnessing the positive... [Read More]

Specialized container risk management training assisting Viet Nam to minimize wildlife trafficking through sea ports

Hanoi, 1 October 2015 - Today 20 Vietnamese law enforcement officials completed a three-day advanced wildlife crime training course, which aimed to strengthen their detection and investigation skills to build on the momentum of a recent string of large seizures of illicit wildlife products in Viet Nam. The course was... [Read More]

Best practice forensic techniques introduced to Viet Nam to combat wildlife crime

Ho Chi Minh City, 26 August 2015 - In cooperation with the Ministry of Public Security of Viet Nam, the UNODC Global Programme on Combating Wildlife and Forest Crime has completed its first training course on 'Evidence preservation for forensic analysis in wildlife crime cases'. Participants at the course included officers from various departments of... [Read More]

18/08/15 - National Consultation Strengthens Viet Nam's Borders

31/07/15 - UNODC and Viet Nam collaborate on legal aid reforms

30/07/15 - Identifying solutions to fight corruption and combat wildlife and timber trafficking in Asia-Pacific

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