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UNODC helps Mali strengthen capacity to tackle drug trafficking

UNODC helps Mali strengthen capacity to tackle drug trafficking. Photo: UNODC19 July 2017 – According to the 
World Drug Report of 2017, West Africa’s role in global drug trafficking is becoming a growing concern. In the Sahel region, drug trafficking is intrinsically linked to …

Statement at the OSCE-wide conference on the nexus between illicit drugs, organized crime and terrorism

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT

Vienna, 10 July 2017 – Terrorism, and its links to drugs and crime, is recognized, including by the UN Security Council, as a threat to global peace, security and development.

It is …

Making the Sahel a priority: a UNODC comprehensive response to fight transnational crime and terrorism

Making the Sahel a priority: a UNODC comprehensive response to fight transnational crime and terrorism. Image: UNODC28 June 2017 – With the support of UNODC, the
Sahel Programme Progress Report 2017 was officially launched in Vienna this month, showcasing the results achieved by the countries in the Sahel region regarding the …

News in Brief 9 June 2017 (PM)

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MINUSMA peacekeepers patrol the streets of Kidal, Mali. Photo: MINUSMA/Sylvain Liechti

UN condemns killing of three blue helmets in Mali

The killing of three peacekeepers in Mali has been condemned …

News in Brief 9 June 2017 (PM)

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Ján Kubiš, head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
Photo: UN/Loey Felipe (file)

Despite terror attacks, resolve of Iraqi people will not wane: UN official

A suicide …

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