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Issue 64 | November 04, 2014

A quick and easy update of the latest UNODC and international drugs and crime news.   Can't read this newsletter? View it online  here



Photo: UNODCNo room for complacency in global crime fight, says UNODC Chief at crime conference opening

UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov, in his speech at the opening of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), said the convention - known as the Palermo Convention - was an extraordinary achievement, but he cautioned Member States that it needed to be nurtured and taken forward. [Read More]


Latest UNODC publications

Colombia - Coca Cultivation Survey 2013

Colombia - Monitoreo de Cultivos de Coca 2013

Other international drugs and crime news

EMCDDA - Four new drugs to be placed under control

European Commission - EU to provide new funding to counter organised crime and drug trafficking

Eurostat - Second working paper on Trafficking in Human Beings in Europe

Inter-American Development Bank   - IDB and OAS join efforts to promote better cybersecurity policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

UN News Centre - UN agency urges prosecution to end impunity for drug trafficking on high seas




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