UNODC's Regional Office for West and Central Africa actively implements a broad variety of projects in 22 countries in the region to provide more safety to Africa's people, governments and institutions from drugs, crime, terrorism, corruption and illicit financial flows. Together with Member States, civil society organizations and private partnerships we seek to strengthen crime prevention, enhance justice, address organized crime, ensure a balanced response to drugs and improve the rule of law... READ MORE
UNODC’s mission is to contribute to global peace and security, human rights and development by making the world safer from drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism. This Strategy for the next five years will equip UNODC to deliver effectively, efficiently and with accountability, elevating our support to Member States to build just, inclusive and resilient societies that leave no one behind.
Africa strategic vision
UNODC’s mission is to provide more safety to Africa’s people, government and institutions from drugs, crime, corruption, terrorism and illicit financial flows. Our Vision 2030 seeks to strengthen crime prevention, enhance justice, address organized crime, ensure a balanced response to drugs, improve the rule of law and bolster resilience in the region.
Sustainable Development Goals
With the mandate to make the world safer from drugs and crime, UNODC West and Central Africa is committed to support Member States in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Media & Press releases
World Drug Report 2023: Sharp increase in cocaine seizures in the Sahel and a prevalence of cannabis and opioid use higher than global averages