Monthly Archives: March 2010

Top African Stars Team Up to Score 8 Goals for Africa

By | 31 March 2010

Pretoria – Eight of Africa’s best known musical talents are now lending their voices in support of a United Nations campaign in South Africa to encourage commitment to the achievement of the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Artists, including Baba Maal (Senegal), Angélique Kidjo (Benin), Eric Wainaina (Kenya) and Yvonne Chaka Chaka (South Africa) have… Read More »

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UNODC and SADC to host Workshop on International Cooperation in Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants

By | 11 March 2010

Pretoria – International cooperation in criminal matters is an essential prerequisite in investigating and prosecuting cases of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants. A significant proportion of such cases are transnational and even cases within a single jurisdiction may involve victims or offenders who originate from another country.

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UNODC/BCOCC to launch € 2.48 million Project to Strengthen Law Enforcement Capacity and Criminal Justice Response to Smuggling of Migrants and Trafficking in Persons (16 March 2010)

By | 11 March 2010

Pretoria – Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants are global concerns and crimes affecting persons, individual countries and regions as a whole. In addition to the humanitarian and social consequences attached to these phenomena, security issues abound due to the organised crime links so often identified.

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Public service announcement on the effects of drugs

By | 8 March 2010

UNODC has partnered with CNN to air a public service announcement on the effects of drugs on youth. The 30-second PSA, which will be aired several times a day over the coming year, follows four young people as their health deteriorates due to continued drug use and calls on youth, who are particularly vulnerable to… Read More »

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