UNODC supports countries in the Gulf of Guinea in Combating Global Maritime Crime

The UNODC Office for West and Central Africa celebrates the World Maritime Day (26 September 2019), by presenting its key results achieved in the fight against maritime crime through the Global Maritime Crime Programme. Global maritime crime, specifically piracy in central Africa, continues to be a major threat to the economic development of coastal economies. Read more


UNODC enhances judicial cooperation between Africa and Europe

Through the PROMIS project, the UNODC launched an innovative initiative to foster judicial cooperation through the deployment of two Nigerian prosecutors first in Italy and then in Spain. Following the interest expressed on this initiative by  many other countries UNODC jointly with the Syracuse International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, organized a stakeholders meeting to discuss the overall progress made. Read more

UNODC supports women as peacemakers in Mali and Niger

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in partnership with UNWOMEN, has developed a new project targeting women as peacemakers in the region between Mali and Niger. The project aims at rebuilding trust between the most vulnerable communities, the defense and security forces, and the relevant criminal justice chain actors, through a gender sensitive approach. Read more





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