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Global Efforts Needed To Combat Waste Trafficking To Southeast Asia, New Research By UNODC And UNEP Reveals

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 5:35 am | UNODC

The report, which has been financed by the European Union, stresses the urgent need for further regulatory reforms, enhanced international cooperation, capacity development, research, and data along with stricter enforcement measures to combat waste trafficking ... More >>

What Drives Demand For Migrant And Refugee Smuggling In Southeast Asia? New Research From UNODC

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 6:00 am | UNODC

The research goes on to explore the different smuggling routes taken within the region by land, sea and air. The modi operandi of smugglers are examined, with the research showing that refugees and migrants or their family and friends initiate contact with ... More >>

Golden Triangle Opium Economy Sees Steady Growth In 2023

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 5:12 pm | UNODC

Bangkok (Thailand), 12 December 2023 – Opium cultivation in the Golden Triangle continued to expand over the past year, with a significant increase in Myanmar, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has reported in their latest opium ... More >>

Integrity Should Not Be For Sale Says Solomon Islands Youth Entrepreneur

Friday, 9 October 2020, 6:48 am | UNODC

Joint Media Release United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project (Honiara, Solomon Islands) 8 October 2020 – Solomon Islands youth entrepreneurs have a key role to play in tackling corruption and building business integrity as ... More >>

Southeast Asian Justice and Public Security Conference

Monday, 5 March 2018, 4:52 pm | UNODC

UNODC Executive Director and Goodwill Ambassador Open High Level Conference on Sustainable Development for Southeast Asian Justice and Public Security Officials More >>

Thai Princess Visits Women’s Prison to Promote Reforms

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 5:21 pm | UNODC

Chiang Mai (Thailand), 25 January 2018 – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Goodwill Ambassador on the Rule of Law for Southeast Asia, Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol, UNODC Regional Representative Jeremy Douglas, Executive ... More >>

Community based drug treatment strategy for Southeast Asia

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 3:18 pm | UNODC

Bangkok (Thailand), 30 November 2016 – A high level drug policy symposium of ASEAN countries and China has today announced a package to strengthen community-based health services for people who use drugs. Developed following the commitment of nine countries ... More >>

Conference in Bangkok to deal with dangerous chemical trade

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 5:29 pm | UNODC

The global trade in chemicals which can be used to produce illegal drugs and the threat of new emerging synthetic drugs are being discussed at a major international conference “Precursor Chemicals and New Psychoactive Substances”, which opened ... More >>

Opium production in the Golden Triangle

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 3:11 pm | UNODC

Bangkok (Thailand) 8 December 2014 – Opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar and Lao PDR rose to 63,800 hectares (ha) in 2014 compared to 61,200 ha in 2013, increasing for the eighth consecutive year and nearly triple the amount harvested in 2006, according ... More >>

Trafficking in children on the increase, according to UNODC

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:41 pm | UNODC

More than 2 billion people are not protected from human trafficking by their national legislation, says report; raising concern about very low conviction rates More >>

Governments urged to reconsider drug control priorities

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 10:58 am | UNODC

Asia biggest source and market for precursor chemicals used to make illicit drugs. Governments urged to reconsider drug control priorities: Every dollar spent on prevention saves up to 10 dollars More >>




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