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UNODC Resources

Manuals

  • Recommended methods for the Identification and Analysis of Synthetic Cathinones in Seized Materials - ST/NAR/49 (EN)
  • Recommended methods for the Identification and Analysis of Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists in Seized Materials - ST/NAR/48 (EN)
  • Recommended methods for the Identification and Analysis of Piperazines in Seized Materials - ST/NAR/47 (EN)
  • Recommended methods for the Identification and Analysis of Fentanyl and its Analogues in Biological Specimens - ST/NAR/53 (EN)
  • Illustrated Guide for the Disposal of Chemicals used in the Illicit Manufacture of Drugs - ST/NAR/54 (EN)


Reports

  • World Drug Report 2018 (EN)
  • Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2017 - Amphetamine Type Substances and NPS (EN)
  • Central Asia Synthetic Drug Situation Assessment 2017 (EN), (RU)
  • The Challenge of Synthetic Drugs in East and South-East Asia 2017 - Trends and Patterns of Amphetamine-type Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances (EN)
  • Amphetamine-Type Stimulants in Latin America 2014 (EN), (ES)
  • The Challenge of New Psychoactive Substances 2013 (EN)


Global SMART Updates (GSU)

  • GSU Vol.20/2018 - Methamphetamine continues to dominate synthetic drug markets (EN), (ES)
  • GSU Vol.19/2018 - Understanding the synthetic drug market: the NPS factor (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.18/2017 - Non-medical use of  benzodiazepines: a growing threat to  public health? (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.17/2017 - Fentanyl and its analogues - 50 years on (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.16/2016 - Post-UNGASS 2016: NPS trends, challenges and recommendations (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.15/2016 - Injecting use of synthetic drugs (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.14/2015 - Legal responses to NPS: Multiple approaches to a multi-faceted problem (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.13/2015 - Synthetic cannabinoids: Key facts about the largest and most dynamic group of NPS (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.12/2014 - Methamphetamine manufacture: Global Patterns and Regional Differences (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • GSU Vol.11/2014 - The changing nature of “ecstasy” (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Conference Room Paper: New psychoactive substances: overview of trends, challenges and legal approaches, 2016 (EN)
  • Conference Room Paper: UNODC-WHO Expert Consultation on New Psychoactive Substances, 2015 (EN)


Leaflets and Posters

  • UNODC Early Warning Advisory (EWA) Toxicology Portal leaflet (2018) (EN)
  • New psychoactive substances (2018) (EN), (ES)
  • New psychoactive substances (2016) (AR), (RU)
  • Effect groups of NPS (2018) (EN), (ES)
  • Effect groups of NPS (2016) (AR), (RU)
  • Categories of NPS (2014) (AR), (EN), (ES)


Presentations

  • Changes in the scope of control of substances - Control Regimes (EN)
  • Early Warning Systems on NPS - Examples from Chile, Sweden, the European Union and UNODC (EN)


EWA Newsletter

  • Volume 17 - October 2018 (EN)
  • Volume 16 - June 2018 (EN)
  • Volume 15 - March 2018 (EN)
  • Volume 14 - January 2018 (EN)
  • Volume 13 - October 2017 (EN)
  • Volume 12 - July 2017 (EN)
  • Volume 11 - March 2017 (EN)
  • Volume 10 - November 2016 (EN)
  • Volume 9 - September 2016 (EN)
  • Volume 8 - May 2016 (EN)
  • Volume 7 - February 2016 (EN)
  • Volume 6 - November 2015 (EN)
  • Volume 5 - August 2015 (EN)
  • Volume 4 - May 2015 (EN)
  • Volume 3 - March 2015 (EN)
  • Volume 2 - December 2014 (EN)
  • Volume 1 - September 2014 (EN)


GLOBAL SMART PROGRAMME LATIN AMERICA Bulletin

  • Volume 2 (EN), (ES)
  • Volume 1 (EN), (ES)

Other Resources

Web resources

  • UNODC Response to the Opioid Crisis (Link)
  • Asia and Pacific Amphetamine-type Stimulants Information Centre (APAIC) (Link)
  • Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG) monographs (Link)

Selected Scientific literature

  • Selected scientific articles 2017/2 (July to December) (EN)
  • Selected scientific articles 2017/1 (January to June) (EN)
  • Selected scientific articles 2016/2 (July to December) (EN)

 

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