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IOC and UNODC highlight sport’s powerful role in youth crime prevention

International Olympic Committee 22 May 2023 – Sport plays a crucial role in building safer communities and combatting youth violence and crime. This was highlighted during a high-level side event organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in cooperation with the…

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IOC and UNODC extend collaboration

IOC and UNODC extend collaboration to fight corruption and crime in sport 09 Nov 2021 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) extended their memorandum of understanding (MoU) to further strengthen the…

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‘Big reflection’ needed on opioid crisis

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage From Caribbean Life UNITED NATIONS, June 22, 2017 (IPS) – Opioids are among the most devastating drugs and are creating a crisis of epidemic proportions, said the UN drug agency. In its annual World Drug Report, the…

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The world’s strategy against drug trafficking has completely failed…..

By Keegan Hamilton, VICE News From Business Insider …. — but governments won’t adapt Diplomats and top officials from governments around the world gathered last week at United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss what to do about the…