Capacity Building for Countries to Improve Data and Research on Drugs and Crime

UNODC makes continuous efforts to develop Member States’ capacities to collect data on drugs and crime with improved granularity for better evidence-based policies according to international standards and crime classifications. Several methodological tools and guidelines have been developed by UNODC and training activates conducted by UNODC and its two Centres of Excellence in Mexico and the Republic of Korea are ongoing.


  • Training Curricula
  • Guidelines

Surveys on Corruption

  • Manual on Corruption surveys: Methodological guidelines on the measurement of bribery and other forms of corruption through sample surveys – ArabicEnglishFrench

Surveys on Victimization

Crime Data

Illicit Financial Flows

  • Conceptual framework for the Statistical Measurement of Illicit Financial Flows – EnglishSpanish, Russian