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Resources

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)


Reports

  • Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2017 -Amphetamine Type Substances and NPS (EN)
  • 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)
  • Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2014 -Amphetamine Type Substances and NPS (EN)
  • The Challenge of New Psychoactive Substances 2013 - (EN)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.18/2017 - Non-medical use of  benzodiazepines: a growing threat to  public health? (EN)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.17/2017 - Fentanyl and its analogues - 50 years on - (EN), (ES)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.16/2016 - Post-UNGASS 2016: NPS trends, challenges and recommendations - (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.15/2016 - Injecting use of synthetic drugs - (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.14/2015 - Legal responses to NPS: Multiple approaches to a multi-faceted problem - (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.13/2015 - Synthetic cannabinoids: Key facts about the largest and most dynamic group of NPS - (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Global SMART Update Vol.12/2014 - Methamphetamine manufacture: Global Patterns and Regional Differences - (EN), (ES), (RU)
  • Global SMART Update 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)
  • World Drug Report 2017 - (EN)


Leaflets and Posters

  • Categories of NPS (2014) - (AR), (EN), (ES)
  • Categories of NPS (2015) - (EN), (ES)
  • Effect groups of NPS (2016) - (AR), (EN) (ES), (RU)

Presentations
  • Early Warning Systems on NPS - Examples from Chile, Sweden, the European Union and UNODC - (EN)


EWA Newsletter

  • 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

  • Asia and Pacific Amphetamine-type Stimulants Information Centre (APAIC) (Link)
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) (Link)
  • Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG) monographs (Link)

Selected Scientific literature

  • Selected scientific articles 2015/2 (July to December) (EN)
  • Selected scientific articles 2015/1 (January to June) (EN)
  • Selected scientific articles 2012 to 2013 (EN)

 

(EN), (ES), (FR)
(AR),
Global SMART Update Vol.17/2017 - Fentanyl and its analogues - 50 years on - (EN)
Non-medical use of
benzodiazepines:
a growing threat to
public health?
Non-medical use of  benzodiazepines:  a growing threat to  public health?
Global Synthetic Drugs Assessment 2014 -Amphetamine Type Substances and NPS (EN)