UNODC participates in the Blue Heart Campaign against trafficking in persons 

Human trafficking is a crime and violation that should have no place in our world. Yet 225,000 trafficking victims were detected between 2003 and 2016, and there are many more hidden victims who need our help. In this context, on the occasion of 30 July, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UNODC regional office based in Dakar organized a community-based human trafficking awareness forum. Read more

UNODC marks 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking in Senegal

The world drug problem is one of the most challenging issues the States are facing. It has wide-ranging impacts on the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, as well as on the security and sustainable development of nations. Therefore, preventing and addressing drug challenges is essential to delivering on a fundamental global pledge, enshrined in the SDGs: to leave no one behind. Read more

UNODC organizes a workshop on wildflife ans natural ressources trafficking in Central Africa

From 24 to 25 June 2019, a sub-regional interparliamentary workshop was held in Libreville on "the implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and the fight against illicit trafficking in protected species". This was the first event of this magnitude organized by UNODC’s regional project on wildlife and forest crime in Central Africa. Read more

UNODC holds the 4th meeting of Sahel Programme Steering Committee

On 24 June 2019, representatives from Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, and the G5 Sahel Secretariat participated in the fourth meeting of the UNODC Sahel Programme, that was held between 24 and 26 April 2019 in Dakar. They were able to interact with experts from UNODC headquarters in Vienna and the Regional Bureaus for North Africa and the Middle East, and for West and Central Africa to identify the best ways to continue their partnership. Read more




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