How was the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) established?
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UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

  • UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • UN International Drug Control Programme established by A/RES/45/179 of 1990
  • Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme established by A/RES/46/152 of 1991
  • ST/SGB/2004/6 established UNODC to implement the two programmes in an integrated manner
  • A/RES/46/185C concerns the Fund of the UN International Drug Control Programme
  • Flagship publications
    • World Drug Report
    • Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
  • Legal Tools
    • Includes case law, legislation, model laws and treaties
  • UNODC serves as Secretariat for:
    • Commission on Narcotic Drugs
    • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
    • Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organised Crime and its protocols
    • Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption
    • UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice​

​Executive Directors

  • Also serves as Director-General of the UN Office at Vienna (UNOV)
    • ST/SGB/175 of 28 Apr. 1980
  • 2010- : Yury Fedotov (Russian Federation) (Press release SG/A/1251-BIO/4212 [2010])
  • 2002-2010: Antonio Maria Costa (Italy) (Press release SG/A/791-BIO/3409 [2002])
  • 1997-2002: Pino Arlacchi (Italy) (Press release SG/A/640-SOC/NAR/762 [1997])
  • 1992-1996: Giorgio Giacomelli (Italy) (ST/SGB/249, Press release SG/A/479 [1992], Press release SG/A/483-BIO/2636-SOC/NAR/597 [1992] )
  • 1987-1991: Margaret Joan Anstee (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) (Press release SG/A/371-BIO/2222-SOC/4105 [1986])
  • 1982-1986: Mowaffak Allaf (Syrian Arab Republic) (Press release SG/A/271-BIO/1871 [1982])
  • 1980-1982: Charles Bourbonniere (Canada)

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