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Upgrading al-Karamah Border Crossing with Jordan

IOM and UNODC Sign Agreement with the Government of Jordan to Upgrade al-Karamah Border Crossing Point In partnership with the Government of Jordan, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed an official partnership yesterday (10/12) to upgrade the al-Karamah border crossing point between Iraq and […]

UNODC Launches Counter-Terrorism Programme

UNODC Launches New Counter-terrorism Programme in Iraq, To Open Baghdad Office Within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between Iraq and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), UNODC Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB) officially launched today its new programme for Iraq (2018-2019) on the “Lessons learned from Iraq’s counter-terrorism efforts and response to […]

Yazidi Survivors win EU Human Rights Prize

Yazidi survivors and public advocates Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar were announced as this year’s Sakharov Prize laureates during this week’s plenary session in Strasbourg. The annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights across the globe, drawing attention […]

Nadia Murad named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

Human trafficking survivor Nadia Murad named UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha – who survived trafficking at the hands of the Islamic State group (IS, ISIL, ISIS, Da’esh) – was formally appointed UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking […]

Breaking the Corruption Chain

On Tuesday, the world commemorated the International Anti Corruption Day. On that Day, 9 December, 11 years ago, the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), was first opened for signature and adoption by Member States of the United Nations, in Mexico. The Convention named the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the […]