Availability of science-based treatment improving, says 2021 World Drug Report

Around 275 million people used drugs worldwide in the last year, while over 36 million people suffered from drug use disorders, according to the 2021 World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

UNODC supports introduction of Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders in Central Asia

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia (UNODC ROCA) organized a Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on Course 18 – “Clinical Supervision” of the Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC training package) from 20 to 24 June 2022 in Tashkent, the Republic of Uzbekistan with the generous support from U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. “Health-centered, human rights-based and gender-responsive approaches to drug

CND / CCPCJ Briefing for Newcomers in the NGO Community


The UNODC Secretariat of the Governing Bodies is inviting all interested NGOs to attend a briefing about the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ). 

Webinar for Civil Society: The World Drug Report 2022


Learn more about the newest trends regarding the World Drug Situation in this webinar for civi society. UNODC experts will present this year's World Drug Report 2022, giving an overview about the latest developments and diving into the newest available global data.

In the second part two civil society representatives will explain how they use the World Drug Report in their day-to-day work.

UNODC promotes the dialogue on drug demand reduction across Central Asia at ISSUP Abu Dhabi 2022 Conference

Within the framework of UNODC global project GLOJ71”Treating drug dependence and its health consequences: Treatnet II” UNODC ROCA in collaboration with Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) HQ supported participation of 19 members of country delegations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in the work of Conference “Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction” organized by International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) held 11-16 May 2022 in Aby-Dhabi, UAE. The main