South Asia Newsletter: Odyssey  


New Delhi/November 12, 2018: Presenting the latest edition of Odyssey-a special news bulletin showcasing all the work we have been doing to promote security, justice and health in South Asia!

Catch the latest updates on some of our key programs and activities here:  Odyssey  (June-October 2018)  

This edition features a range of impactful initiatives spearheaded by UNODC South Asia over the last few months, such as:

  • Engagement with the Government of Punjab (India) to address drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the state
  • Using Virtual Reality tools to address trafficking in persons
  • Engaging the youth to promote the SDGs, peace and human rights through the Education for Justice program
  • Countering illicit trafficking through the Container Control Program
  • Strengthening Partnerships with governments, civil society and UN agencies to address gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS, violent extremism, trafficking in persons and prison reforms.
  • Enhancing responses to address crimes at sea through the Global Maritime Crime Program
  • Bringing together South Asia's top government agencies to counter the illicit trafficking of Afghan Opiates 
  • Combating human rights violations in healthcare settings
  • Building business partnerships with corporates and government agencies to foster impact-oriented investments in the development sector
  • Convening leading opinion makers, celebrities and thematic experts on issues of relevance for the region 

We look forward to feedback and comments, and continued support of our partners, stakeholders and well-wishers. 

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