United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Current Affairs, GK & News

Illegal Wildlife Trade and Climate Change: Joining the Dots

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently released a paper titled “Illegal Wildlife Trade and Climate Change: Joining the dots”. It was released at the side event during the COP27 held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. What are the key highlights of the paper? Illegal wildlife trade (IWT) should not just be viewed from ..

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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking is observed on June 26, 2022 every year. Aim of the day The day is observed with the aim of spreading awareness regarding physical and psychological impact of drug overdose deaths, substance abuse and drugs-related problems worldwide. Drug abuse is one of the biggest threats to ..

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July 30: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

World Day against Trafficking in Persons is being observed on 30th July, 2021. Highlights Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons (ICAT) and Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) together has called upon the various stakeholders to include the point of view of all the survivors and ..

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Indian Navy Participating in Exercise Cutlass Express on East Coast of Africa

In the maritime Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, INS Talwar is participating. This naval exercise is being conducted from 26th July 2021 to 6th August 2021 along the Eastern Coast of Africa. Highlights This maritime exercise is held annually and it is conducted to promote regional and national maritime security in the Western Indian Ocean and ..

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UN World Drug Report 2021

World Drug Report 2021 was released by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). As per the report, 275 million people used drugs across the world in 2020. Key findings of report As per the report, 36 million people suffered from drug use disorders. In last 24 years, cannabis potency had increased by four ..

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