Originally created for the 2014 IMUN/WMUN Conferences


1) TOPIC GUIDES

Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in the UNODC



(2) COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION




(3) VIDEO GUIDES

To learn some important facts about global illegal drug trafficking click here
To learn how the Guatemalan youth are fighting back against the war on drug violence click here
To watch a sneak peak of a new Discovery Channel documentary on the world of drug trafficking click here
To see how Mexican vigilantes are fighting back at a drug cartel click here
To see how Iran is teaming up with the UNODC to fight drug trafficking click here
To watch a short video of Secretary General Ban Ki Moon discussing drug trafficking in West Africa click here

(4) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

UNODC
CCPCJ
INTERPOL

(5) PRIMARY SOURCES

UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime

(6) COUNTRY RESEARCH

Afghanistan

To learn how Afghanistan terrorist organizations profit from the drug trade, click here
To read more about drug trafficking in Afghanistan, click here
To explore how the drug trade keeps Afghanistan in a fragile state, click here

Australia

To find out what Australia's drug policies are, click here
To learn more about how Australia is combating illegal drugs, click here

Belgium

To read about how drug traffickers are using new technology to help their business, click here
To find out more about the drug situation in Belgium, click here

Bolivia

To learn more about the drug trade in Bolivia, click here
To read about how Bolivia is on the front line of drug production, click here
To find out how cocaine productions impacts the poor population of Bolivia, click here

Brazil

To learn more about how Brazil is fighting the drug trade, click here
To explore the drug war in Brazil, click here
To find out more about how the drug war is impacting civilians, click here

Canada

To read about the drug trade in Canada, click here
To find out more about the role Canada plays in the international drug trade, click here
To learn about how Canada is fighting the drug problem, click here

China

To find out more about drug smuggling in China, click here

To read about China's drug policy, click here
To find out more about how China fights the drug trade, click here

Colombia

To learn how violence and drug trafficking is linked in Colombia, click here
To explore the drug trade in Colombia, click here
To read more about Colombia's drug trade, click here

France

To explore the European Union's drug policy, click here
To learn more about drug policies in France and the EU, click here

Ghana

To read about how Ghana has become a part of the illegal drug trade, click here
To learn about how other nations are trying to aid Ghana combat drugs, click here

Guinea-Bissau

To find out why Guinea-Bissau is a drug trafficking haven, click here
To explore Guinea-Bissau's role in international drug trade, click here

India

To learn about the drug trade in India, click here
To find out how the drug trade is growing in India, click here
To explore how India is dealing with the drug trade, click here

Iran

To learn about how Iran combats the drug trade, click here
To explore drug trafficking in Iran, click here
To read about how Afghanistan's drug problems are affecting Iran, click here

Jamaica

To find out why drug trafficking is on a rise in Jamaica, click here
To explore how other nations want to intervene in Jamaica's drug problems, click here

Mexico

To learn about drug trafficking in Mexico, click here
To read about Mexico's drug war, click here
To explore how Mexico is combatting the drug trade, click here

Myanmar

To find out about drug trafficking in Myanmar, click here
To read about how the drug trade in Myanmar is affecting the government, click here

Nigeria

To learn about how Nigeria is cracking down on drug trafficking, click here
To find out what is fueling both drug use and drug trafficking in Nigeria, click here
To explore the drug war in Nigeria, click here

Pakistan

To read about drug trafficking in Pakistan, click here
To learn about how the drug trade is on the rise in Pakistan, click here

Peru

To explore drug trafficking in Peru, click here
To learn how Peru became one of the biggest drug producers in the world, click here

Russian Federation

To read about Russia's evolving drug policy, click here
To find out how the Russian government feels about the international drug trade, click here

South Africa

To learn about the drug trade in South Africa, click here
To find out why South Africa is vulnerable to drug trafficking, click here

Turkey


To find out why drug trafficking is on the rise in Turkey, click here
To learn about drug trafficking in Turkey, click here

Ukraine

To read about how the Ukraine is getting international help to combat the drug trade, click here

United Kingdom
To find out how drugs enter the UK, click here
To read about drug smuggling in the UK, click here

United States
To read about how the US combats drug trafficking, click here
To explore how the US combats drug trafficking, click here

Venezuela
To learn about the drug trade in Venezuela, click here
To find out why the Venezuelan drug trade is booming, click here