Monthly Archives: September 2008

UNODC launches 2008 Global ATS Assessment

By | 9 September 2008

A report released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bangkok, Thailand, shows that the use of synthetic drugs, while stabilising in most developed countries, is worsening in developing countries, for example in East and South-East Asia and the Middle East (especially in the Gulf countries).

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High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay addresses Human Rights Council in first public appearance

By | 8 September 2008

Stresses Need To Tackle Discrimination And Inequality, And To Prevent Genocide The new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, in her maiden speech to States attending the Human Rights Council on Monday, highlighted the need to tackle discrimination and inequality, and urged greater efforts to prevent genocide, which she described as “the… Read More »

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