(1) TOPIC GUIDE

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


(2) COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION

Download the file below to learn more about the work that the UNODC does.


(2) 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

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

CCPCJ
INTERPOL
UN Office of Drugs and Crime

(4) PRIMARY SOURCES

UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime

(5) 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

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 read more about Colombia's drug trade, click here

Democratic Republic of Congo

To learn about the DRC's drug trade, click here:
Department of State
Africa Economic Development Institute

El Salvador

To learn more about El Salvador's drug trade, click here:
Insight Crime
UNODC

France

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

Honduras

To learn about Honduras' drug trade, click here
To learn about efforts to stop drug trafficking in Honduras, click here

Lebanon

To learn about how the Lebanese drug trade is affected by the conflict in Syria, click here
To learn about Washington's efforts to curtail Lebanese drug trade, click here

Malaysia

To explore how Malaysia prosecutes drug traffickers, click here
To find out more about the drug situation in Malaysia, click here

Netherlands

To learn about the drug situation in the Netherlands, click here
To read about the action plan for combating the international drug trade in the Netherlands, 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

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

Rwanda

To read about drug abuse among youth in Rwanda, click All Africa
To read about Rwandan police efforts to stop drug trade, click here

Saudi Arabia

To read about the Saudi Arabian government's reaction to drug smuggling, click here
To read about Saudi Arabia's police efforts to stop drug trafficking, click here

Sierra Leone

To read about drug addiction in Sierra Leone, click here
To read about how drug trafficking in an important issue in Sierra Leone, 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

South Korea

To learn about how the drug trade in South Korea has increased, click here
To learn about how South Korea's drug trade affects China, click here

Spain

To explore drug trafficking in Spain, click here
To read about how drug trafficking flourishes in Spain's port cities, click here

Sudan

To read about Sudan's efforts to curtail drug trafficking, click here
To read about the government's response to drugs, 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

Uruguay

To read about marijuana legalization in Uruguay, click here
To read about how Uruguay's drug policy affects Latin America, 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

Vietnam

Read about the government's response to drug trafficking here