International cooperation in criminal matters has been at the centre of UNODC's work. With its many years of experience acting as the guardian of several international treaties that deal extensively with international cooperation as well as serving as the Secretariat to various relevant inter-governmental bodies, UNODC has firmly established itself as a centre of excellence in this area.
Various inter-governmental bodies bring together practitioners, policy makers and other experts from all over the world on the issues of drugs and crime and thus offer Member States a platform for exchanging expertise, experience and information in these areas... more
International conventions often oblige States Parties to designate competent national authorities in various areas and to notify the United Nations accordingly. UNODC collects such notifications made under the conventions within its purview... more
UNODC provides a wide range of tailored technical assistance activities to countries with a view to strengthening their responses to preventing and combating crime... more