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July 2014

30/07/2014 - Statement by UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov for United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons

10/07/2014 - Action against drugs, crime supports Mali peace & development efforts, says UNODC Chief
08/07/2014 - We must not remove our foot from the accelerator when responding to HIV, says UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov

June 2014

26/06/2014 - Global drug use prevalence stable, says UNODC World Drug Report 2014
25/06/2014 - UNODC Chief tells Security Council Afghan challenges "formidable", emphasises need for long-term engagement
25/06/2014 - UNODC and Kyrgyzstan strengthen their cooperation against illicit drugs and crime
11/06/2014 - State of Palestine launches National Programme on Drug Control, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Reform
08/06/2014 - UNODC Chief's mission to Israel strengthens partnership against drugs and crime

 

May 2014

22/05/2014 - Drugs and crime threat mobilizes international support for West Africa Coast Initiative
21/05/2014 - Statement of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov on the launch of the joint UNODC-WHO Drug Dependence, Treatment and Care Programme in Iraq
21/05/2014 - UNODC adopts new 'Global Programme for Combatting Wildlife and Forest Crime'             
16/05/2014 - Events in Nigeria, Lampedusa place heavy responsibility on Crime Commission, says UNODC Chief
16/05/2014 - UNODC launches study on online child abuse and exploitation
14/05/2014 - Statement of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov on the kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria
13/05/2014 - Wildlife crime worth US$8-US$10 billion annually, ranking it alongside human trafficking, arms and drug dealing in terms of profits, says UNODC chief
13/05/2014 - Statement of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov on smuggling of migrants
12/05/2014 - Crimes against wildlife stressed at Crime Commission opening

 

April 2014

07/04/2014 - UNODC chief launches new Caribbean regional programme during New York mission
07/04/2014 -
UNODC Chief condemns in strongest terms callous killing of UNODC Consultants
03/04/2014 - Meeting between UNODC Chief and Austrian Interior Minister focuses on South Eastern Europe, Afghanistan

 

March 2014

22/03/2014 - 57th CND session ends with resolutions that signpost way forward in tackling illicit drugs
21/03/2014 - Statement on World Water Day
14/03/2014 - Triangular Initiative underscores need to address maritime routes for Afghan opium
13/03/2014 - High-Level Review opens, UNODC Chief calls for "balanced approach" when countering illicit drugs
08/03/2014 -
Statement on International Women's Day
03/03/2014 -
Planet's biodiversity threatened by wildlife crime, says UNODC Chief on World Wildlife Day

 

February 2014

27/02/2014 - UNODC signs new cooperative agreement with Bahrain

 

January 2014

27/01/2014 - Message on the 10th anniversary of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air
18/01/2014 -
UNODC Executive Director condemns "senseless and cowardly" attack on civilians in Kabul restaurant
16/01/2014 -
"More must be done to confront drug trade, rise in domestic addiction," says UNODC Chief in meeting with Afghan Counter-Narcotics Minister
06/01/2014 -
UNODC Executive Director welcomes appointment of new Board of Trustees for UN Trust Fund for trafficking victims

 

December 2013

24/12/2013 - Message of the UNODC Executive Director on the 10th anniversary of the Protocol on Trafficking in Persons
18/12/2013 -
Message of the UNODC Executive Director on International Migrants Day
13/12/2013 -
Crime networks pose a threat to every country, says UNODC Chief in Istanbul

09/12/2013 - Message from UNODC Executive Director on International Anti-Corruption Day

 

November 2013

29/11/2013 - Executive Director Yury Fedotov: Statement on World Aids Day 2013
27/11/2013 -
Safeguarding major public events from corruption stressed at anti-corruption conference in Panama
27/11/2013 -
Corruption is the thief of economic and social development, says UNODC Chief at anti-corruption opening in Panama
20/11/2013 -
UNODC chief designates Colombian international footballer Falcao as Goodwill Ambassador
19/11/2013 -
UNODC launches new public service announcement to raise awareness of criminal trade in wildlife products
13/11/2013 -
Afghanistan opium crop cultivation rises a record 36 per cent opium production up 49 per cent
05/11/2013 -
Nicolas Cage lends support to victims of human trafficking, renews appointment as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

 

October 2013

29/10/2013 - ECOWAS countries, international community renew commitment to tackle transnational organized crime

 

September 2013

27/09/2013 - UN Crime Body to Combat Online Child Abuse
27/09/2013 -
Wildlife trafficking is organized crime on a 'massive scale', warns UNODC head
25/09/2013 -
Good governance, anti-corruption efforts integral to global development, says UNODC Chief
09/09/2013 -
UNODC early warning system records rapid increase in legal highs in 2013

 

August 2013

01/08/2013 - Statement attributable to the UNODC Spokesperson on the Uruguay bill on regulation of the cannabis market

 

July 2013

26/07/2013 - Statement of the Executive Director on World Hepatitis Day

 

June 2013

26/06/2013 - New psychoactive substances pose severe challenges to public health systems, says UNODC Chief at high-level launch of World Drug Report 2013
26/06/2013 - 2013 World Drug Report notes stability in use of traditional drugs and points to alarming rise in new psychoactive substances
26/06/2013 - Statement of the Executive Director on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
03/06/2013UNODC Executive Director welcomes signing of joint plan of action with Japan cooperation on Africa

 

May 2013

23/05/2013On its first anniversary UNODC SEE Regional Programme proves worth, shows road ahead

 

April 2013

29/04/2013Crime Commission closes on reminder that rule of law protects against violence, oppression and injustice
23/04/2013Heads of UNODC and CITES urge wildlife and forest offences to be treated as serious transnational organized crimes
22/04/2013We cannot allow the criminals to prosper from their crimes says UNODC Chief at Crime Commission opening
19/04/2013UN anti-crime standards are the "visible face of justice", says UNODC chief ahead of Crime Commission's opening
05/04/2013UN Tourism and Crime bodies to call on tourists to play a role in reducing illicit trafficking

 

March 2013

22/03/2013UNODC Executive Director reinforces importance of South Eastern Europe in countering drugs crime and terrorism
15/03/201356th Session of Commission on Narcotic Drugs closes with 18 resolutions passed on international drug control
11/03/2013Illicit drugs and crime are roadblocks to the rule of law and democracy warns UNODC Executive Director at drug commission
07/03/2013Millions of women and girls confront violence around the world says UNODC Executive Director
07/03/2013 - Statement for International Women's Day

 

February 2013

14/02/2013 - Meeting to focus on the role of organized crime in fraudulent medicines
08/02/2013 - Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Mira Sorvino visits the Vienna International Centre

 

January 2013

03/01/2013 - United Nations Drug Control Body Saddened by Death of Former Board President Hamid Ghodse

 

December 2012

18/12/2012 - UNODC Chief's participation at the Triangular Ministerial Meeting in Tehran stresses cooperation among regional neighbours in face of illicit drug threat

10/12/2012 - UNODC Executive Director: to save the orangutan, we must break the links between illegal timber trade, corruption and transnational organized crime

07/12/2012 - "Bribery accepted is fairness declined," says UNODC Chief ahead of International Day against Corruption

07/12/2012 - UNODC Executive Director pledges continued UN support to Indonesia's anti-corruption efforts

05/12/2012 - Lao People's Democratic Republic "extremely vulnerable" to trafficking by transnational organized crime groups, says UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov

04/12/2012 - UNODC Executive Director meets Viet Nam Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

03/12/2012 - UNODC Executive Director Meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

03/12/2012 - UNODC Chief visits Myanmar, offers UNODC support, stresses need for all countries to adopt UN Anti-Corruption Convention

01/12/2012 - We need to be bold and courageous to reverse spread of HIV in prison populations, says UNODC Chief on World AIDS Day

01/12/2012 - UNODC Executive Director meets Thai Deputy Prime Minister, offers support for region's fight against organized crime and illicit drug trafficking

 

November 2012

23/11/2012 - We must isolate piracy's ringleaders and financiers, says UNODC Chief as counter-piracy mission ends in Mauritius

20/11/2012 - "Piracy is a complex challenge for East Africa's fragile economies," says UNODC Executive Director

16/11/2012 - UNODC Chief meets Seychelles' President, visits prison on first day of counter-piracy mission to East Africa

12/11/2012 - UNODC and International Anti-Corruption Academy begin new partnership in anti-corruption fight

 

October 2012

22/10/2012 - UNODC launches report to assist Member States to counter the use of the internet for terrorist purposes

21/10/2012 - Vienna conference closes after week long discussion on transnational organized crime

16/10/2012 - UNODC's new crime fighting tool turns lessons of the past into policies for the future

15/10/2012 - Transnational crime proceeds in billions, victims in millions, says UNODC Chief

11/10/2012 - "Crime must have no home," says UNODC Chief ahead of Vienna Conference on transnational organized crime

09/10/2012 - Threat of transnational organized crime to be the focus of United Nations Member States at Vienna Conference

 

September 2012

27/09/2012 - Piracy occurs at sea, solutions may be on dry land

25/09/2012 - My message is clear: Central America confronts violence, our role is to offer assistance, says head of UN Office on Drugs and Crime

24/09/2012 - Where Corruption flourishes, Development & the Rule of Law fail, says UNODC Chief

 

July 2012

18/07/2012 - UNODC Chief praises murdered magistrates who helped found modern approach to organized crime

12/07/2012 - UNODC chief briefs Security Council on threats of drugs and crime in West Africa

03/07/2012 - UNODC Executive Director Meets Iranian Official Regarding Vice-President's Anti-Semitic Comments at an Event in Tehran on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking

June 2012

29/06/2012 - UN drugs and crime office, World Customs Organization make a dent in counterfeit goods and drug shipments

26/06/2012 - 2012 World Drug Report launched as General Assembly debates impacts of drugs and crime on development

18/06/2012 - UNODC, Japan and Russia launch joint project to assist Afghanistan in tackling drug trafficking

11/06/2012 - UNODC Executive Director pays first visit to Albania

 

May 2012

01/06/2012 - UN Task Force on Transnational Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking enters new phase with Tajikistan regional meeting

31/05/2012 - Regional cooperation and severing financial flows at the core of tackling drug trafficking in Central Asia, says UNODC Executive Director

29/05/2012 - UNODC chief and President Karzai of Afghanistan discuss effective national and regional counter-narcotics action

10/05/2012 - OSCE, UNODC hold joint conference on the terrorist use of explosives

 

April 2012

27/04/2012 - As Crime Commission Ends, Delivery of Practical Action Against Organized Crime Begins, says UNODC Chief

24/04/2012 - We must act together to fight exploitation and human trafficking in tourism, say United Nations and international partners

24/04/2012 - Private sector invited to help fight corruption through new UN initiative

23/04/2012 - Transnational Crime Threatens Millennium Development Goals, says UNODC Chief at Opening of 21st Session of the Crime Commission

17/04/2012 - UNODC and IOM sign agreement for closer cooperation to combat human trafficking, migrant smuggling and to improve border management

17/04/2012 - UNODC and EU border management agency sign cooperation agreement

03/04/2012 - We must redouble our efforts to bring an end to human trafficking, says President of UN General Assembly

 

March 2012

19/03/2012 - UNODC, UNIDO join forces to promote development in rural communities dependent on drug crops

16/03/2012 - Commission on Narcotic Drugs concludes 2012 session with strong health focus and renewed support for drugs conventions

12/03/2012 - UN drugs chief calls for stronger cooperation frameworks and attention to health as way forward for international drugs policy

05/03/2012 - Japan makes impressive contribution of around $23 million to UNODC projects in Afghanistan and region

 

February 2012

28/02/2012 - UNODC Chief Discusses Drug and Crime Issues with Head of the Sovereign Order of Malta

16/02/2012 - UN Secretary-General and Paris Pact Partners affirm international commitment to curbing drug trafficking from Afghanistan

08/02/2012 - Member States Express Strong Support for the "One-UN" Approach taken by UNODC and other Task Force Partners on Transnational Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking

 

January 2012

27/01/2012 - UNODC chief invites private sector to embrace innovation and lend "helping hand" to fight corruption

12/01/2012 - Afghan opium prices soar as production rises

 

December 2011

15/12/2011 - Opium cultivation and production in South-East Asia give cause for concern

09/12/2011 - Secretary General calls for action by all to end scourge of corruption

07/12/2011 - UNODC strengthens counter-narcotics assistance to Afghanistan and neighbouring countries

 

November 2011

28/11/2011 - Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan deepen cooperation to combat threats posed by illicit drugs

28/11/2011 - UNODC Executive Director and Afghan President meet ahead of next week's Bonn II Conference

22/11/2011 - UNODC puts victims at the heart of criminal justice responses to terrorism

 

October 2011

31/10/2011 - Heads of UNODC and UNHCR sign MoU to combat human trafficking and migrant smuggling

29/10/2011 - "Heed the call of the Arab Spring's rejection of corruption" UNODC Chief urges States

27/10/2011 - UNODC and Senegal intensify efforts to curb drug trafficking and organized crime in West Africa

27/10/2011 - UNODC Executive Director, Guinea-Bissau's leaders address concerns about drug trafficking in West Africa

25/10/2011 - UNODC estimates that criminals may have laundered US$ 1/6 trillion in 2009

24/10/2011 - Arab Spring highlights people's rejection of corruption and cry for integrity says UNODC chief

24/10/2011 - Corrupt Money Concealed in Shell Companies and Other Opaque Legal Entities, Finds New StAR Study

18/10/2011 - UN anti-trafficking fund delivers help to victims

11/10/2011 - Opium Production in Afghanistan Shows Increase, Prices set to Rise

07/10/2011 - Sculpture of First Man in Outer Space, Yuri Gagarin, takes Permanent Residence at the United Nations in Vienna

 

September 2011

29/09/2011 - UNODC and Mexico build strategic alliance to counter organized crime

28/09/2011 - UNODC head tells President Santos that Colombia plays vital role in fighting drugs and crime

12/09/2011 - Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the 11 September Attacks United Nations Vienna Office Honours Victims of Terrorismn

02/09/2011 - UNODC Executive Director Meets U.S. Delegation, Discusses Regional Instabilities and Worldwide Criminal Trends

 

July 2011

26/07/2011 - UNODC Executive Director and President Martinelli discuss Panamas role in curbing corruption and trafficking

21/07/2011 - UNODC Executive Director meets President Ahmadinejad as he concludes trip to Iran

18/07/2011 - UNODC chief highlights robust counter-narcotics responses on first visit to Iran

01/07/2011 - UNODC Executive Director and President Martinelli discuss Panama's role in curbing corruption and trafficking

 

June 2011

23/06/2011 - World Drug Report: Drug markets stable but consumption of synthetic and prescription drugs rises

17/06/2011 - Budapest Seminar to promote UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

15/06/2011 - UNODC: "Regional cooperation key in countering drug routes in Central Asia"

14/06/2011 - UNODC, Shanghai Cooperation Organization sign agreement to boost international health, safety and security

08/06/2011 - Pope Benedict XVI and head of UNODC discuss drugs and crime-related social and health challenges

07/06/2011 - UNODC Executive Director discusses crime and drug prevention with high-level Italian officials

 

May 2011

31/05/2011 - Space Days at the United Nations: Astronauts, Moon Rock and Space Tours at the Vienna International Centre

12/05/2011 - Gift from the Government of Mongolia to the United Nations to be Inaugurated at Vienna International Centre

 

April 2011

21/04/2011 - UNODC Executive Director notes key role of Russia in curbing drug trafficking

12/04/2011 - 12 April: International Day of Human Space Flight

11/04/2011 - UN Crime Commission to address the protection of children from exploitation on the web

06/04/2011 - Director-General of United Nations Office at Vienna Marks 50th Anniversary of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

04/04/2011 - Exhibition Opens in Vienna to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the First Human Space Flight by Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin

 

March 2011

29/03/2011 - UNODC open Somaliland's first prison in 50 years to further tackle piracy scourge

28/03/2011 - UNODC highlight Kenya's role in curbing regional and international security threats

25/03/2011 - Grass-roots organizations indispensable for creating healthy societies, says Executive Director

23/03/2011 - UNODC Executive Director: "NGOs key partners in expanding efforts to prevent drug dependence"

22/03/2011 - Executive Director appoints Christopher Kennedy Lawford as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

21/03/2011 - UN drugs chief urges comprehensive, proactive and humane approach to supply and demand in drug control

16/03/2011 - UNODC brings victims and criminal connections to the fore of the fight against terrorism

08/03/2011 - Slavery in the 21st Century - Hollywood actress, UN launch fund for human trafficking victims

04/03/2011 - Vienna an important hub for security and development issues

 

February 2011

25/02/2011 - Global alliance furthers commitment to fighting wildlife and environmental crime

25/02/2011 - The United Nations and Austria Longstanding Partners for Human Security

17/02/2011 - UNODC Executive Director and Qatari Government to address strategic security and justice issues

14/02/2011 - UNODC Executive Director Underlines Need to Strengthen Terrorism Prevention in the Gulf and Neighbouring Regions

14/02/2011 - UNODC and the United Arab Emirates Step up Cooperation on Crime and Drugs Threats

03/03/2011 - UN Trafficking Fund announces new grant opportunities for NGOs as donations near US$ 1 million

 

January 2011

31/01/2011 - Positive signals from Afghan opium farmers on cultivation trends in 2011

27/01/2011 - Globalization's sinister entrepreneurs hurt economic growth, says UNODC

21/01/2011 - UNODC warns that high opium prices may reverse the gains of recent years

17/01/2011 - UNODC and Mongolia to increase cooperation in fight against crime and drugs in East and Central Asia

 

December 2010

16/12/2010 - UN and international partners to combat trafficking and promote security in West Africa

11/12/2010 - Business leaders, civil society and Hollywood join with UN to protect victims of human trafficking

09/12/2010 - On International Day, UN calls on private sector to step up fight against corruption

09/12/2010 - UNODC and League of Arab States launch US $ 100 million five-year regional programme

09/12/2010 - UNODC and Egypt launch major anti-corruption drive on International Day

01/12/2010 - Press statement of UNODC Executive Director after his visit to Central and West Asia

01/12/2010 - Tajikistan is the first line of defence in stemming Afghan drugs: UNODC Executive Director

 

November 2010

29/11/2010 - Regional ownership necessary for long-term success of Central Asia drug coordination centre, says UNODC Executive Director

29/11/2010 - UNODC, UAE Work towards Closer Ties to fighting Crime, Drug Threats

27/11/2010 - Executive Director underlines continuing support to Afghan government

25/11/2010 - UNODC Executive Director meets with President to support Pakistan's efforts against drug trafficking

24/11/2010 - Tackle organized crime to save the tiger, says UNODC Executive Director

18/11/2010 - UNODC Head highlights increasing progress and support for UN Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking

09/11/2010 - Joint UNODC / INCB Statement on the International Drug Control System and Human Health and Human Rights

04/11/2010 - Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher join UN Secretary General in launch of UN Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking

01/11/2010 - UNODC to intensify support for new Kyrgyz drug control authority

 

October 2010

22/10/2010 - UN Member States take positive step on the road to the effective implementation of Transnational organised crime convention

21/10/2010 - Nicolas Cage makes impassioned plea for innocent victims of crime

18/10/2010 - Countries to address global toll of transnational organized crime

12/10/2010 - The importance of statistics to be marked by United Nations Organizations in Vienna for the first Observance of World Statistics Day

01/10/2010 - UN-HABITAT Awards City of Vienna for Excellence in Urban Planning

 

September 2010

30/09/2010 - Sharp drop in Afghan opium production, says UNODC

13/09/2010 - New UN drugs and crime chief to focus on public health and rights-based approach

UNODC Executive Director meets President Ahmadinejad as he concludes trip to Iran