South Asia Newsletter: Odyssey (March 2021)

UNODC and Responding to COVID-19

New Delhi/08 April 2021: Presenting the latest edition of Odyssey (March 2021)--our news bulletin featuring a range of impactful initiatives spearheaded by UNODC in response to COVID-19 in South Asia in March 2021, focusing on crime prevention, security, justice and health.

In Focus

  • Countering Trafficking in Persons through capacity building, research, legislative reforms and awareness 
  • Strengthening Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation and coordination to combat drugs and transnational organised crime
  • Advancing Family Skills among vulnerable groups to reduce the risks of drugs use and other health and social outcomes through evidence-based prevention.
  • Spearheading Youth Engagement and action on peace, justice and SDGs through education: The Lockdown Learners Series and Education for Justice Initiative
  • Fostering Criminal Justice Reform amid COVID-19 in line with the Nelson Mandela Rules and international standards...among others!

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

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

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