UNODC South Asia Newsletter: Odyssey (April-May 2021)

Responding to COVID-19: Building Back Better

New Delhi/16 June 2021: Presenting the latest edition of Odyssey (April-May 2021)--our news bulletin featuring a range of impactful initiatives spearheaded by UNODC in response to COVID-19 in South Asia in April-May 2021, focusing on crime prevention, security, justice and health.

In Focus

  • Strengthening Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation and coordination to combat drugs and transnational organised crime
  • Countering Trafficking in Persons through capacity building, research, legislative reforms and awareness 
  • Spearheading Youth Action and engagement on peace, justice and SDGs amid COVID-19: The Lockdown Learners Series and Education for Justice Initiative
  • Building a Regional Network to counter terrorism and violent extremism in South Asia
  • Fostering Criminal Justice Reform in line with the Nelson Mandela Rules and international standards...and other responses!

Catch the latest updates on some of our key programs and activities here: Odyssey (April-May 2021) 

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

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