eNews@Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Issue 25 | 3 June 2013
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New Regional Programme

The UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific is currently developing a new integrated Regional Programme that will run from 2014-2017. This new Programme will be built on strategic consultations with regional entities, governments, and international partners.

The aim of the new Regional Programme is to assist Member States to better address challenges to development, security, and governance posed by illicit drugs, crime, terrorism and corruption.

In parallel, UNODC is also developing its first integrated Country Programme for Myanmar, a key component of the new Regional Programme.

To express your interest in participating in these consultations and potential partnerships with UNODC, kindly contact fo.thailand@unodc.org.






Intelligence Unit opens in a key Cambodian seaport to combat migrant smuggling

Sihanoukville (Cambodia), 3 June 2013 - Migrant smuggling is a complex issue of concern for Cambodia: Each year, according to UNODC estimates in the April 2013 Transnational Organized Crime in East Asia and the Pacific - A Threat Assessment, 55,000 Cambodian migrants are smuggled into Thailand alone. This puts them at risk of abuse, exploitation and human trafficking. Migrant smuggling also funds criminal organizations, undermines states' sovereignty and threatens the security of.... [Read More]

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Upcoming Events

  • Bangkok (Thailand) 24-28 June: Training Course on Strategic Analysis on Migrant Smuggling
  • (Cambodia) 24-28 June: Anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism training programme for prosecutors
  • Phnom Penh (Cambodia) 10-14 June: Training of Trainers on Investigative Technique on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism
  • Vilnius (Lithuania) 10 June: Reducing HIV transmission by 50% among people who inject drugs by 2015 - is Asia on track with meeting global commitments?
  • Vientiane (Lao PDR) 6-7 June: Project Childhood (Protection Pillar) Workshop on Child Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism: Situation and Responses in the Mekong Sub-region, T33


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