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Issue 66 | January 21, 2015

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: UNODC.Peru in focus: youth sports against gang violence

UNODC, in partnership with several other UN organizations and the Government of Peru, recently launched a youth-oriented sports initiative aimed at reducing crime rates associated with gang violence. The project, which forms part of a wider programme in the country and is supported by the UN Trust Fund for Human Security, provides healthy lifestyle alternatives, and promotes fair play on and off the field among more than 24,000 teenagers.


Other international drugs and crime news

European Commission - Questions and Answers: Smuggling of Migrants in Europe and the EU response

European Commission - Recent human smuggling incidents in the Mediterranean 

EMCDDA - European Drug Agency  - Registration opens for fourth European drugs summer school 

International Organization for Migration - Irregular Migration by Sea from Horn of Africa to Arabian Peninsula Increases 

World Economic Forum - Partnering for Cyber Resilience Towards the Quantification of Cyber Threats 

World Economic Forum - Building Foundations Against Corruption Recommendations on Anti-Corruption in the Infrastructure & Urban Development Industries 




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