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UNODC, Kenya hold inter-regional conference to counter the world drug problem

UNODC, Kenya hold inter-regional conference to counter the world drug problem. Photo: UNODC20 December 2017 – UNODC and the Government of Kenya recently welcomed officials from Africa, Latin America and West Asia in Nairobi to review challenges and share lessons learned in countering the world drug problem.…

Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders

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Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders. Photo: UNODC6 December 2017 – The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded …

Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders

6 December 2017 &#150 The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded in 2015, a United Nations survey …

Myanmar opium cultivation declines sharply, except in some conflict areas: UN report

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Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 6 December 2017 – The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25% from the 55,500 recorded in 2015, …

News in Brief 27 September 2017 (AM)

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High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

UN rights chief “appalled” by mass execution in Iraq

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein …