In an op-ed on curbing resurgence of Somali #piracy, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov said tackling that phenomenon requires job creation, fair criminal justice systems and the prevention of violent extremism.

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In an oped on curbing resurgence of Somali piracy UNODC Executive Director
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Brazil joined UNODC and European Union - EU global initiative against #humantrafficking and #migrantsmuggling!

GLO.ACT - The Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants was launched earlier this month at ONU Brasil. The Action is a four-year joint initiative of EU and UNODC, implemented in partnership with IOM - UN Migration Agency and UNICEF.

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Head of UNODC lab: Synthetic #cannabinoids such as #Spice must be taken out of circulation

Recent news reports show the disturbing impact of synthetic cannabinoids -sometimes called #Spice- on drug users. To provide greater insight, Justice Tettey, the head of the Laboratory and Scientific Section at UNODC, talked about the problem.

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UNODC began its Global Programme on #Cybercrime in 2013. Focussing on building the capabilities in the global South, the work is varied: in some instances, this means developing a legislative framework; in others, it aims at building the capabilities of law enforcement officers to investigate cyber-dependent offences.
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UNODC began its Global Programme on Cybercrime in 2013 Focussing on building
From TRT World, 12 April 2017:

They were once the world's most dangerous waters. Sailors used to call the sea off the coast of Somalia 'the route of fear'. Pirates attacked hundreds of ships, trying to hijack vessels and ransom their crews. It cost the shipping business billions of dollars. So, billions more were spent trying to secure the seas, and it proved a success. But then last month, a...
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The Newsmakers: Somali Pirates Return

They were once the world's most dangerous waters. Sailors used to call the sea off the coast of Somalia 'the route of fear'. Pirates attacked hundreds of shi...

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In order to promote collaboration among Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and facilitate the identification of partners, UNODC and the UNCAC Coalition together with the Southeast Europe Leadership for Development and Integrity (SELDI) initiative, have launched an online platform featuring information and resources on CSOs working on the field of anti-corruption in the region. This platform...
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In partnership with #Greece’s National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings, UNODC held in recent days two national anti-trafficking in persons workshops aimed at strengthening coordination of the different actors involved in the identification and investigation of #humantrafficking cases in the country. The gatherings, held in Athens (3-4 April), and Thessaloniki (6-7 April), brought...
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In partnership with Greeces National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings UNODC
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It was just announced that the One UN campaign so many of you have supported, #WildForLife, has been nominated for the most prestigious Digital Arts & Sciences Award--the #Webby. This represents being one of the 5 best global campaign websites in the world!
Winning this would help amplify the importance of saving species and protecting our wildlife. So, can we ask you not to "like" this, but...
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It was just announced that the One UN campaign so many of
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Today #WePlayTogether to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development & Peace, and to embrace the power of sport to drive social development and promote tolerance, respect and social inclusion. UNODC Doha Declaration Global Programme launched an initiative that makes the link between sport, life-skills development and crime prevention. Through building positive values, we use sport...
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Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of #Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, UNODC has urged ships to follow the advice of navies and that of the International Maritime Organization - IMO while planning passage through the region.

"After three attacks, following a lull of five years, it is clear that Somali pirates are resurgent and intent on continuing...
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#AIRCOP: Global experts meet in Brazil to discuss drugs, other illicit trafficking in airports

Experts from around the world met today in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for three days of discussions, aiming to enhance the capacity of international airports in the detection and interdiction of drug trafficking and other illicit activities.
The 5th Global Meeting of the AIRCOP promotes experience and best...
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AIRCOP Global experts meet in Brazil to discuss drugs other illicit trafficking
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#DeadlyBusiness, a UNODC campaign to prevent and combat migrant smuggling, was adopted today by the 11 Member States of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) as an initiative to raise awareness about the crime. The event, promoted by UNODC, the Technical Secretariat of the RCM and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, took place in the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington...
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DeadlyBusiness a UNODC campaign to prevent and combat migrant smuggling was adopted
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For more on what UNODC has been working on, catch our latest eNews now at: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Stories on Trafficking in Cultural Property, Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Fentanyl, Human Trafficking and much more.
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of young people participate in Model United Nations (MUN) simulations across the globe and get the opportunity to learn about the UN.
Around this, a group of experts met this week in #Vienna to help further develop a forthcoming UNODC Guide for organizers of MUNs. Bringing together a diverse group of people, the meeting included students who had previously...
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Promoting the rule of law among youth through Model United Nations

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#Terrorism is a major challenge to the global community of nations. Acts, methods and practices of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations are activities aimed at the destruction of human rights, fundamental freedoms and democracy.
It is in this context that UNODC, together with Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions, launched today a new manual on Human Rights and Criminal Justice...
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Terrorism is a major challenge to the global community of nations Acts
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The United Nations campaign #TOGETHER was officially launched in Mexico City in recent days with UNODC in the country adding its efforts through its #DeadlyBusiness thematic campaign.

With this joint action, the UN calls to prevent and combat migrant smuggling by disseminating information among potential migrants on the risks of recruiting smugglers.

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UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, welcomed a new UN Security Council resolution on trafficking in #CulturalProperty today.

"The resolution adopted by the Security Council addresses the vital issue of trafficking in cultural property as a source of terrorism financing, and also sets out ways of protecting cultural heritage during armed conflict where it is most vulnerable. This...
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LIVE NOW: Security Council to adopt resolution on protecting cultural heritage from terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict.

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Security Council: Destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict (7907th meeting)

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#Nigeria continues to take important steps towards countering the terrorist threat facing the country. However, serious challenges still remain and, in response to that, Nigeria, UNODC, EU and CTED are continuing partnering to strengthen Nigeria's criminal justice measures against the terrorist threat of Boko Haram and to do so in compliance the rule of law and fully respecting human...
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Nigeria continues to take important steps towards countering the terrorist threat facing
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