United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime assists UN Member States in tackling illicit drugs, transnational organized crime, corruption and terrorism. It is the guardian of most of the related global conventions.

UNODC delivers its services in three main areas of work:

  • Field-based technical cooperation projects to enhance the capacity of Member States to counteract illicit drugs, crime and terrorism;
  • Research and analytical work to increase knowledge and understanding of drug and crime issues and to expand the evidence-base for policy and operational decisions; and
  • Normative work to enable States to implement and enforce international legal instruments against drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism, thereby fostering good governance, robust criminal justice systems and improved socioeconomic conditions.

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