DRUGS and CRIME
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is a UN office that was established in 1997 by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in Vienna. The office is a member of the UN development group, as well, that is why it is supporting states with the implementation of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.
UNODC main aim was to help the United Nations create a comprehensive and extensive work plan to counter the concerns of political corruption, trafficking and abuse of drugs, criminal justice, crime prevention, and international terrorism, which are all linked to one another. UNODC is working towards these objectives mainly through three tasks: research, guidance and support to governments so they can enact counter-terrorism, anti-corruption, and counter-crime and drug prevention terms that are included in international treaties, protocols, and conventions. Furthermore, UNODC may provide financial support to countries to be able to combat situations related to these issues and other forms of practical assistances through its global programs and network of field offices.
The main topics that the UNODC is working on are: Alternative Development, anti-corruption, Criminal Justice, Prison Reform and Crime Prevention, Drug Prevention, -Treatment and Care, HIV and AIDS, Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Piracy, Terrorism Prevention
Agenda Item: Will be announced
This committee is apt for both inexperienced and experienced delegates.