Protecting those that protect us

UNODC Laboratory trains first responders, lab staff, law enforcement & customs officers on presumptive testing of drugs & other chemicals.
During COVID-19, it is imperative to ensure the correct use of personal protection equipment to avoid exposure and cross contamination.

Executive Director

The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is
Ms. Ghada Waly of Egypt, who took office on
1 February 2020. She holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.


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Information about the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

To reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to those working at the United Nations in Vienna and to comply with the measures taken by the Austrian authorities, personnel of Vienna-based UN organizations, including the staff of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime are working remotely or at home.