Security Council to focus on drug trafficking

Photo:UN7 December 2009 - On 8 December, the Security Council - under the Presidency of Burkina Faso - will debate "Drug trafficking as a threat to international security".

Drug trafficking poses a threat to international peace and security in many parts of the world, and is therefore a concern for all Member States.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNODC Executive Director Antonio Maria Costa will address the meeting.

Follow the debate live on webcast at 10 a.m. New York time on Tuesday, 8 December.