March 31, 2023

IOC and UNODC extend collaboration

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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 cooperation between the two organisations in fighting corruption and crime in sport. The new agreement […]

‘Big reflection’ needed on opioid crisis

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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 UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) found concerning trends in drug use around the […]

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

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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 global drug problem. Over the course of four days and multiple discussions, the assembled dignitaries […]