Areas of Activity

UNODC partners with the Brazilian government in different areas:


  • Drug trafficking and transnational organized crime, under UNTOC;

  • Human trafficking and migrant smuggling;

  • Crime prevention and building effective criminal justice systems;

  • Reform of the prison system, in accordance with the Mandela Rules;

  • Tackling corruption, under UNCAC;

  • Money laundering, asset management and recovery;

  • Drug use prevention and promotion of treatment, social protection and rehabilitation services.

Support to countries

UNODC, as guardian of the following conventions ratified by Brazil, has the mandate to support countries in their implementation: