The G5 Sahel encourages more women in its Defense and Security Forces

UNODC, in partnership with the Permanent Secretary of the G5 Sahel and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and in consultation with UNWOMEN organized a reflection workshop at the Defence College of the G5 Sahel in Nouakchott (Mauritania), from 3 to 5 September 2019, on " strengthening the presence of women in the G5 Sahel defense and security structures”. Read more

UNODC participates in the Blue Heart Campaign against trafficking in persons 

Human trafficking is a crime and violation that should have no place in our world. Yet 225,000 trafficking victims were detected between 2003 and 2016, and there are many more hidden victims who need our help. In this context, on the occasion of 30 July, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UNODC regional office based in Dakar organized a community-based human trafficking awareness forum. Read more

UNODC marks 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking in Senegal

The world drug problem is one of the most challenging issues the States are facing. It has wide-ranging impacts on the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, as well as on the security and sustainable development of nations. Therefore, preventing and addressing drug challenges is essential to delivering on a fundamental global pledge, enshrined in the SDGs: to leave no one behind. Read more





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