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Chief Justices And Other Judicial Professionals From Across The World Gather In Vienna For The Launch Of UNODC's Global Judicial Integrity Network

Vienna, 9 April 2018 – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is launching today its Global Judicial Integrity Network in the presence of Chief Justices, judges and judicial professionals from around the world. Over 350 high-l...Read More

International Community Can Do More To Harness Sport To Engage Youth And Promote Change, Says UNODC Chief At High-level Event For International Day Of Sport

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/New York, 9 April 2018 – Sports offer a practical and cost-effective means to help prevent violence and crime, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, said Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations O...Read More

First Advisory Board Of The Global Judicial Integrity Network Appointed At Vienna Launch

Vienna, 10 April 2018 – After two days of discussions among more than 350 participants and in the presence of chief and senior justices from around the world, the Global Judicial Integrity Network was formally launched by the United Nations...Read More

Consensus Key To Advancing Balanced Action On Drugs, Says UNODC Executive Director

PRESS RELEASE Vienna, 16 March 2018 – Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), highlighted the importance of consensus in addressing world drug challenges at the conclusion of the 61st sessio...Read More

Joint Statement Of INCB, UNODC And WHO In Implementation Of The UNGASS 2016 Recommendations

61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are committed to support our Member States to eff...Read More

61st Session Of The Commission On Narcotic Drugs Opens With Call For Coordinated Action

PRESS RELEASE Vienna, 12 March 2018 – The need for inclusive partnerships to address drug challenges and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals was the focus of the opening of the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs today in...Read More

UNODC Launches “Chuka” Video Game To Help Girls Break The Silence On Gender-based Violence

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/Mexico City, 9 March 2018 – UNODC has launched ” Chuka, Break the Silence“, a creative, bespoke video game helping young girls develop ways to respond to psychological, physical and sexual violence. By playing as the ch...Read More

Journalists Are Invited To Cover The 61st Session Of The Commission On Narcotic Drugs

MEDIA ADVISORY Vienna, 8 March 2018 – Journalists are invited to cover the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), which runs from 12 to 16 March in Vienna. The opening session will be addressed by Yury Fedotov, Executive Di...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On International Women’s Day

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: 8 March 2018 VIENNA, 8 March 2018 (UN Information Service) – International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the towering achievements and immense strengths of women and girls ...Read More

While In Bangkok, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov Highlights The Need To Strengthen Criminal Justice To Achieve The Sustainable Development Goals

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/Bangkok, 5 March 2018 – Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), urged governments today to promote greater cooperation to comprehensively address justice, governance and sustain...Read More

Message Of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, On World Wildlife Day

3 March2018 On World Wildlife Day we focus on the important role the planet’s wild animals and plants play in our cultures and the sustainability of our societies.  This year, the spotlight falls on the world’s big cats.  These magnificent ...Read More

Statement Of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, On World Wildlife Day

Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov: 3 March 2018 VIENNA, 3 March 2018 (UN Information Service) – The cheetah is the world’s fastest land animal. But like other big cat species, it cannot outrun the threat of exti...Read More

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