UNODC Providing Integrated Support For Justice, Security In South Eastern Europe, Says Executive Director

Vienna, 16 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is advancing real-time, integrated cooperation to address justice and security challenges in South Eastern Europe, said UNODC Executive...Read More

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov At The End Violence Solutions Summit

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT Stockholm, 14 February 2018 Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to the Government of Sweden for hosting this very important summit. I am delighted to be here with my dear colleague Dr. Tedros, Director...Read More

Tackling Crime And Violent Extremism, UNODC And UNESCO Join Forces To Promote a Culture Of Lawfulness Through Education

Vienna, 13 February 2018 – UNODC and UNESCO announced today a new project focussed on educating youth on a culture of lawfulness to provide educational responses to meet some of the world’s most pressing rule of law challenges. The ‘Initiat...Read More

UNODC Stands With Colombia To Build Peace, Sustainable Alternative Development, Says Executive Director

UNODC stands with Colombia to build peace, sustainable alternative development, says Executive Director  Bogota/Vienna, 9 February 2018 – Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, visited Colombia and met Pre...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On Safer Internet Day

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT 6 February 2018  VIENNA, 6 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – Today is Safer Internet Day. A day celebrated globally each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and yo...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On Safer Internet Day

UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION SERVICE VIENNA (UNIS) For information only – not an official document UNIS/CP/1026 5 February 2018 Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: 6 February 2018 VIENNA, 6 February 2018 (UN Inform...Read More

UNODC And OSCE Sign New 2018-2019 Joint Action Plan

Vienna, 31 January 2018 – A plan for joint action by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for the period 2018-2019 was signed by UNODC Executive Director Yu...Read More

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov On The Visit Of The President Of The Swiss Confederation

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT 8 January 2017 Vienna, 8 January  – I deeply appreciate the close partnership existing between UNODC and the Swiss Confederation in the fight against human trafficking, corruption and numerous other criminal act...Read More

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov At The Security Council Debate On The Situation In Afghanistan

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT   Vienna/New York, 21 December 2017 – When I addressed this Council on Afghanistan a year ago, I reported that UNODC’s 2016 Afghan opium survey showed a worrying reversal in efforts to counter the drug problem, ...Read More

UNODC Chief: Afghanistan Faces Opium Crisis, Response Must Be Urgent, Swift, Decisive

In remarks at the UN Security Council, head of UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) sets out scale of Afghanistan’s opium problem; offers tangible solutions to reduce supply, build cooperation and provide prevention and treatment of opiate ...Read More

Multi-stakeholder Sports Integrity Taskforces Established

PRESS RELEASE 15/12/2017 – The International Partnership against Corruption in Sport (IPACS), a multi-stakeholder platform, agreed to set up three taskforces to help tackle corruption in sport at its meeting at the OECD in Paris on 14 to 15...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On International Migrants Day

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT 18 December 2017 Vienna, 18 December 2017 – Migrants and refugees face appalling exploitation and abuse as they flee conflicts and economic crises. Many are so desperate they are risking their lives by crossing ...Read More

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