drug trafficking

Call for Speakers: Commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the World Drug Report

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will hold a hybrid event commemorating the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the 2021 World Drug Report. The event will take place in a hybrid format on June 25th, 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm CEST (Vienna). The VNGOC has been invited to nominate three civil society participants, who will have the opportunity to make a brief intervention (max. 2 min) during the

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) Society Hearing

Online,

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) will host a civil society hearing for the INCB board members on the margins of this years INCB board meeting.

The hearing will be on the topic of “illicit financial flows through drug trafficking – impact on development and security” and will take place online on May 19th from 12.30pm to 2.30pm CEST, Vienna local time. 

VNGOC Civil society participation in INCB thematic hearing on illicit financial flows through drug trafficking – impact on development and security

Call for Application The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) will host a civil society hearing for the INCB board members on the margins of this years INCB board meeting. The hearing will be on the topic of "illicit financial flows through drug trafficking – impact on development and security" and will take place online on May 19th from 12.30pm to 2.30pm CEST, Vienna local time. 10-12 NGOs will have the possibility to present their work

Illicit Drug Trafficking and Use in Libya: Highs and Lows

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U.S. Institute of Peace
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Following the overthrow of Muammar Gadhafi in 2011, Libya has faced security and economic challenges. Drug trafficking and consumption have also increased significantly over the past years.  This report by the U.S. Institute of Peace documents drug trafficking, drug use, treatment efforts, and Libya's conflict dynamics. 

India in US list of major illegal drug producing, transit countries

US President Donald Trump has designated India among the over 20 major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries. In a memorandum to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, Trump said that a country’s presence on the list is not necessarily a reflection of its government’s counter-narcotic efforts or level of cooperation with the US.

Barriers to Addiction Prevention and Treatment in Communities with Organized Crime: The Perspective of Health Providers

Citation
Gómez San Luis, A., & Almanza Avendaño, A. (2018). Barriers to addiction prevention and treatment in communities with organized crime: the perspective of health providers. Salud Mental, 41(2), 73-80. doi:https://doi.org/10.17711/SM.0185-3325.2018.010
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ABSTRACT

Introduction: The presence of organized crime may encourage an increase in the supply of illicit substances, the incorporation of young people into crime, the promotion of substance-oriented lifestyles, and the use of violent tactics to control territories that generate insecurity and loss of social capital are generated.