International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) and The National Mobilization against Narcotics (NMN)
The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) was celebrated in Afghanistan on 17 July 2016. Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) and UNODC Afghanistan jointly organized the event under the leadership of the Office of President (ARG). The National Mobilization against Narcotics (NMN) was launched during the event, where representatives of the line ministries actively collaborated. Similar events also took place at sub-national levels across Afghanistan with over 25,000 participants from government departments, national and international organizations and civil society. [Read More]
The Ministry of Counter Narcotics is pleased to announce the publication of the Afghanistan Drug Report (ADR) 2015. The report outlines substantial reductions in opium cultivation and production alongside incremental increases in total seizures as detailing drug use rates and treatment capacity in Afghanistan. It also maps alternative livelihood/development interventions and explores alternative development models in other countries. The report was completed with technical support from UNODC.[Read More]
Her Excellency, Minister Salamat Azimi led an Afghanistan Delegation to the 2nd International Conference on Alternative Development (ICAD-2) in Bangkok, Thailand, in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem in 2016 (UNGASS 2016).