World Drug Report 2020

News: United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes(UNODC) has released the World Drug Report 2020 on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Facts: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC): It was established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International… Continue reading World Drug Report 2020

UNODC launches series of online dialogues with students, educators

News:United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes(UNODC) has launched “Lockdown Learners Series” under the Education for Justice Initiative. Facts: Lockdown Learner’s Series aims to sensitize students on the issues such as misinformation, cybercrime, gender-based violence, corruption among others. Education for Justice Initiative: Launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) in 2019. Aim:To… Continue reading UNODC launches series of online dialogues with students, educators

UAE launches UN-developed anti-money laundering platform

The UAE Central Bank’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has launched the new anti-money laundering platform called goAML. The platform will help facilitate law enforcement authorities in the receipt, analysis and dissemination of suspicious transactions including money laundering. The goAML system is the first platform to go live in the Gulf countries.It was developed by the… Continue reading UAE launches UN-developed anti-money laundering platform