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Pages tagged with Drugs and crime

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CEB: Curbing transnational organized crime 23.02.2017

When it first took up the issue of transnational organized crime, in April 2003, CEB recognized the need for strengthening collective action by the United Nations system in confronting the threats posed by transnational organized crime. Two basic considerations underlay this conclusion. First was that transnational organized crime, while not a new phenomenon, had grown in strength and severity over the last decade, benefiting from technological innovations and establishing new links with terrorism.

CEB: Introduction 23.02.2017

Since 2001, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) has built its policy agenda around the themes identified in the Secretary-General’s first report on the implementation of the Millennium Declaration (A/56/326). In that report, the Secretary-General set out a broad road map for the follow-up process and proposed two topics on which the process might focus each year, leading to a comprehensive review of the implementation of the Declaration in 2005.

CEB: United Nations Convention against Corruption 23.02.2017

CEB agreed to study further the applicability of the principles and standards of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in order to combat corruption and strengthen institutional integrity and respond to demands for accountability system-wide. The Board requested the High Level Committee on Programmes and the High-level Committee on Management and its relevant networks to be actively engaged in pursuing the matter further with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, with a view to establishing a concrete proposal for CEB.

CEB: Management issues 23.02.2017

CEB continued its consideration of management issues in a more integrated and concrete fashion over the 2006/07 period with the support of its High-level Committee on Management. The Committee and its networks had recently given considerable time and attention to the subject of management harmonization and reform within the competence of United Nations system executive heads, with the aim of sharing information, avoiding duplication of efforts, identifying successful experiences as benchmarks and setting common directions for future work.

HLCP: Sub-Committee on Drug Control (SDC) 23.02.2017
CEB: Box 4.2 Curbing transnational crime 23.02.2017

With UNODC as the focal point, four multi-agency task forces were established under the auspices of CEB to identify and elaborate: links between ongoing conflicts and organized crime (UNODC, UNICEF, UNDPA, UNDP, DPKO, WFP, OCHA and UNRWA); collaborative interventions to counter trafficking in human beings and the smuggling of migrants, including responses to the vulnerability of trafficking victims to HIV/AIDS (IOM, UNHCHR, UNHCR, ILO, UNODC and UNICEF);

CEB: Mr. Yury Fedotov 23.02.2017

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Yury Fedotov of the Russian Federation Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) on 9 July 2010. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Before that, Mr. Fedotov served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Court of St. James's in London for five years.

Documents tagged with Drugs and crime

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CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2015, Paris) 15.06.2016

This report covers: The first regular session of CEB for 2015.

CEB: Second Regular Session Report (November 2014, Washington D.C.) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM, HLCP and UNDG; Briefings on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime, UN-Water, the Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board, Drugs and Crime, and the World Summit on the Information Society; Issues of system-wide concern: The Data Revolution and Accountability, and a special session on the UN response to the Ebola Crisis.

Document reference: CEB/2014/2
HLCP: Report of 26th Session (October 2013, Geneva) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed at the session: Towards the Post-2015 Development Agenda; CEB Review of MDG Implementation; Promoting the Rule of Law; Advancing the Common Agenda: Disaster Risk Reduction, Oceans, Cybercrime and Cyber Security; Implications of Internal and International Migration; Demographic  Dynamics: Youth, The World of 7 Billion; Migration and Development; Implementation of HLCP and CEB Decisions; UN Activities in Combating Drugs and Organized Crime; Cybersecurity/Cybercrime; Climate Change; Review by CEB of MDG Implementation; UN System-wide Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of

Document reference: CEB/2013/6
CEB: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 23.02.2017
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2013, Madrid) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees; HLCM (endorsement of the Committee’s report and Strategic Plan for 2013-2016 (Annex I); HLCP (endorsement of the report of HLCP, including the UN Plan of Action on Disaster Risk Reduction and the System-wide Plan for Action on Youth. The Board also endorsed the Strategic Vision of the Committee (Annex III); UNDG (endorsement of the UNDG report and the UNDG Strategic  Priorities for 2013-2016 (Annex II).

Document reference: CEB/2013/1
HLCP: Report of the 8th Session, Vienna, 28-29 September 2000 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/2000/1
HLCP: Report of the 7th Session, Paris, 15-17 September 1999 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1999/17
HLCP: Report of the 6th Session, Rome, 14-16 September 1998 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/17
HLCP: Report of the 5th Session, Vienna, 29 Sept. - 1 Oct 1997 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1997/17
HLCP: Report of the 4th Session, Vienna, 4-6 September 1996 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1996/17
HLCP: Report of the 3rd Session, Geneva, 31 July - 2 Aug. 1995 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/16
HLCP: Report of the 1st Session, Paris, 6-8 September 1993 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1993/18
HLCP: Report of 1st Session (September 1993, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1993/25
HLCP: Report of the Inter-sessional meeting (June 1993, New York) 23.02.2017
HLCP: Report of 4th Session (October 1994, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1999/21
HLCP: Report of 5th Session (January 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/1
HLCP: Report of 7th Session (September 1995, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/18
HLCP: Report of 12th Session (March 1998, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/7
HLCP: Report of 13th Session (September 1998, New York) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1998/15
HLCP: Report of 1st Session (February 2001, Vienna) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: Poverty eradication and development; Africa; The global agenda/global public goods; Review of Administrative Committee on Coordination machinery...

HLCP: Report of 3rd Session (March 2002, New York) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: treatment and prevention of diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)...

Document reference: CEB/2002/4
CEB: ACC joint statement on strengthening United Nations machinery for drug control (06 May 1998) 15.06.2016

We, the executive heads of the organizations and agencies of the United Nations system, are pleased to take this opportunity to bring to the attention of the General Assembly our shared commitment to reduce and prevent the illicit production, sale, demand, trafficking and distribution of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, to strengthen sustainable development and to achieve better allocation of resources.

Document reference: A/S-20/3
CEB: CEB/ACC: Annual Overview Report, (June 1996, New York) 23.02.2017

During the year, ACC devoted special attention to issues relating to African economic recovery and development and agreed to launch a System-wide Special Initiative on Africa.

ACC also agreed on ways and means of promoting a coherent and coordinated system-wide follow-up to recent international conferences, in particular at the country level. In the same context, ACC reviewed the arrangements being put in place to ensure effective inter-agency coordination in the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development.

Document reference: E/1996/18
CEB: First Session Report (April 1995, Vienna) 23.02.2017

This report covers: Discussions on International drug abuse control; Follow-up to the International Conference on Population and Development; Follow-up to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development; Questions relating to the status of women in the secretariats of the United Nations system; Administrative questions.

Document reference: ACC/1995/4
CEB: First Regular Session Report (April 2004, New York) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Curbing transnational crime; Bridging the digital divide) and Management issues (Policy on domestic partnerships; Establishment of the Senior Management Service).

HLCP: Report of 7th Session (February 2004, Beirut) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Preparations for the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination spring 2004 session; Follow-up to the Chief Executives Board and the High-level Committee on Programmes decisions.

Document reference: CEB/2004/4

Bookmarks tagged with Drugs and crime

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UNODC Multimedia 15.06.2016
Direct access: UNODC Media
Elettronic legal resources on international terrorism 15.06.2016

The Terrorism Prevention Branch’s Legislative Database acts as one of several key technical assistance tools designed to assist countries in the ratification and implementation of the universal legal instruments against terrorism.

Direct access: International legal resources on terrorism
Elettronic national legal resources on international terrorism 15.06.2016

The National Legal Resources section of the TPB Database contains legislation relevant to counterterrorism and international cooperation from more than 190 countries, including full-text versions of Penal Codes, Codes of Penal Procedure, and Constitutions.

Direct access: National legal resources on terrorism
Human trafficking case law database 15.06.2016

UNODC Human Trafficking Case Law Database

Direct access: Human trafficking
UNICEF child trafficking research hub 15.06.2016

This sections contains a database of documents on child trafficking. Users can research by title, author, editor/organization, topic, keywords, geographic descriptors and year of publication.

Direct access: Child trafficking
Data and Statistics 15.06.2016

UNODC regularly provides global statistical series on crime, criminal justice, drug trafficking and prices, drug production, and drug use. Data produced by UNODC have multiple sources. Member States regularly submit to UNODC statistics on drugs (through the Annual Report Questionnaire) and crime and criminal justice (through the Crime Trend Survey). Other data are collected through national surveys implemented by UNODC in cooperation with national governments or are compiled from scientific literature.

Direct access: Drugs & crime
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) 23.02.2017
Direct access: International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) 23.02.2017
Direct access: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)
UNODC: World Drug Report 2012 23.02.2017

Illicit drug markets have global dimensions and require coordinated responses on a comparable scale. In this context, the World Drug Report aims to improve understanding of the illicit drug problem and contribute to more international cooperation for countering it.

Direct access: UNODC: World Drug Report 2012
UNODC: Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 23.02.2017

The Global Report on Trafficking in Persons launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) provides new information on a crime that shames us all. Based on data gathered from 155 countries, it offers the first global assessment of the scope of human trafficking and what is being done to fight it. It includes: an overview of trafficking patterns; legal steps taken in response; and country-specific information on reported cases of trafficking in persons, victims, and prosecutions.

Direct access: UNODC: Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
International Court of Justice (ICJ) 15.06.2016
Direct access: International Court of Justice (ICJ)
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) 15.06.2016

UNICRI is a United Nations entity mandated to assist intergovernmental, governmental and non-governmental organizations in formulating and implementing improved policies in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

Direct access: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
CEB: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) 15.06.2016
Direct access: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
UNODC Annual Report 23.02.2017

The UNODC Annual Report 2010 provides an overview of what UNODC is doing to help Member States address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. The report demonstrates that, in an unstable world, the information and expertise provided by UNODC are in high demand. In response, UNODC is expanding its portfolio, and becoming active in new issues and theatres.

Direct access: UNODC Annual Report

Agencies tagged with Drugs and crime

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CEB: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 14.10.2016

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is the secretariat of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its three supplementary protocols on: Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children; Smuggling of Migrants; and illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms. It is also the secretariat of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption. UNODC promotes the ratification and implementation of all of these conventions and protocols through capacity building, training and technical assistance.

Actions tagged with Drugs and crime

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HLCP: Action on UN Activities in Combating Drugs and Organized Crime 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on UN Activities in Combating Illicit Drugs and Organized Crime 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on Institutional Integrity Initiative of UNODC 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on Curbing Transnational Crime 23.02.2017
CEB: Action on United Nations Conventions against Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption 23.02.2017

Executive Bios tagged with Drugs and crime

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CEB: Mr. Yury Fedotov 23.02.2017

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Yury Fedotov of the Russian Federation Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV) on 9 July 2010. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Before that, Mr. Fedotov served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Court of St. James's in London for five years.