It also shows that no single species is responsible for more than 5 per cent of the seizures, no single country was identified as the source of more than 9 per cent of the total number of seized shipments and that suspected traffickers of some 150 nationalities have been identified. Rising unemployment and reduced opportunities caused by the pandemic are also likely to disproportionately affect the poorest, making them more vulnerable to drug use and also to drug trafficking and cultivation in order to earn money, the Report says. EU Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen thanked UNODC for its work and efforts in preparing the report. This includes ecosystems and wildlife conservation, essential parts of a thriving wildlife economy with and for local communities,” said Ms Urpilainen. However, between 2014 and 2018, there has been a rise in the trafficking of pangolins. VIENNA, 25 June 2020 – Around 269 million people used drugs worldwide in 2018, which is 30 per cent more than in 2009, while over 35 million people suffer from drug use disorders, according to the latest World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Some 35.6 million people suffered from drug use disorders in 2018. VIENNA, Austria,  July 10, 2020 –  The World Wildlife Crime Report 2020 launched today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) emphasizes the threat that wildlife trafficking poses to nature and the biodiversity of the planet. Perpetrators of this lucrative vice take advantage of the local communities without sources of livelihood to poach wildlife. The Report also points out that low-income countries still suffer a critical shortage of pharmaceutical opioids for pain management and palliative care. More than 90 per cent of all pharmaceutical opioids The World Wildlife Crime Report is available at:

The World Drug Report and further content is available here: It found that there has been a decline in the trade for ivory and rhino horn since 2015. And few publications are as insightful as is the 2020 World Wildlife Crime Report. demand and contains a global overview of the extent of and trends in drug use, including drug use disorders, and its health When wild animals are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally, the potential for transmission of zoonotic diseases – those caused by pathogens that spread from animals to humans – is increased.

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For tax purposes, our EIN is 52-0781390. The products offered from the trafficked species for human consumption, by definition escape any hygiene or sanitary control: as such, they pose even greater risks of infectious diseases. “To protect people and planet in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, and to build back better from the COVID-19 crisis, we cannot afford to ignore wildlife crime. To combat these challenges, the report frames the need to improve international cooperation, cross-border investigations and suggests that States make greater efforts to define wildlife crime as a serious crime under the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). Evaluation Brief (2-pager) (See also Web The main findings in 2020 were: Effects of covid-19 on drug markets Impact could be like the 2008 economic crisis 0. States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on airliner flights. Booklet No use of this publication may … Sales of certain products, like live reptiles and tiger bone products, have shifted to online platforms and encrypted messaging apps as traffickers have found new ways to connect with potential buyers. However, estimated global manufacture of cocaine once more reached an all-time high (1723 tons),

Booklet 2 focuses on drug The 2020 World Wildlife Crime Report takes stock of the present wildlife crime situation with a focus on illicit trafficking of specific protected species of wild fauna and flora and provides a broad assessment of the nature and extent of the problem at the global level. No use of this publication may be made for resale or any other commercial purpose

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Patrick Mitchell Asistencia técnica a México para la implementación del Protocolo de Palermo contra la trata de personas, Expert Meeting on International Cooperation, Ad Hoc Committee established by GA res. The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on July 10, 2020 released the findings of the second edition of the World Wildlife Crime Report dubbed ‘Trafficking in Protected Species’ via a webinar due to the ongoing global pandemic.

drugs; and developments in jurisdictions that have measures allowing the non-medical use of cannabis.

E.20.XI.6). Programme Myanmar; Annex global opioid crisis; rapid market changes; the market for new psychoactive substances; the use of the darknet for supplying Quantities of seized methamphetamine, the ATS with the largest market globally, reached a new record high, at 228 ton-equivalents,

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Twitter. The Report also analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the drug markets, and while its effects are not yet fully known, border and other restrictions linked to the pandemic have already caused shortages of drugs on the street, leading to increased prices and reduced purity. Recently, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), in partnership with cybersecurity firm Irdeto, trained cybercrime investigators from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).

This is the first step in setting up the wildlife authority's digital forensic unit to fight illegal wildlife trade. complexity of the drug markets, and describes some of the rapidly evolving drug-related concerns: the latest, multifaceted The mammal is majorly trafficked for its scales. Evaluation in the Project/Programme cycle, Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, Convention against the Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighbouring Countries, Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols (UNTOC/COP), Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (COSP), Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT), IMOLIN - the international money laundering information network, International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December), International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26 June), International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), United Nations Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking, United Nations drug, crime and terrorism treaties. Presented in six separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2020 provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in … stable from 2017 to 2018.

The mass movement of Rooted in the best data available, including that of CITES Parties’ annual illegal trade reports, the report provides governments with a clear picture of the situation and underscores the need to act now to conserve our most valuable species and ecosystems.”, Illicit market for ivory and rhino horn in decline. Within the limits of law, your gift is 100% tax-deductible. Medicines for pain relief are unequally distributed across regions. The report underscores the implications of wildlife trafficking on nature and biodiversity at large. “We need all governments to show greater solidarity and provide support, to developing countries most of all, to tackle illicit drug trafficking and offer evidence-based services for drug use disorders and related diseases, so we can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, promote justice and leave no one behind.”.

use of pharmaceutical drugs. VI Country Programme Indonesia; Socio-economically disadvantaged face greater risk from drug use disorders. could be forced to seek out new ways to manufacture drugs as restrictions on movement constrict access to precursors and essential 5 looks at the association between socioeconomic characteristics and drug use disorders, including at the macro-, community Cannabis the most used substance, opioids the most harmful. This, the third booklet of the World Drug Report 2020, contributes evidence to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations dedicated to supply reduction and related measures, effective law enforcement and responses to drug-related crime, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General … 61. towards injecting drugs. GLOT60: Support to the work of the Conference of the Parties to the UNTOC Convention. “Wildlife related crime is advanced, and times are changing. “It confirms the need for EU support to the rule of law and the fight against corruption. UNODC World Drug Report 2020: Global drug use rising; while COVID-19 has far reaching impact on global drug markets.
34 per cent in 1960 – partially explains the overall rise in drug use. World Drug Report 2020 by UNODC: The UNODC in its six booklets report has outlined the possible consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on Illegal Drug Production, Supply and Consumption. Pangolins are currently the most trafficked mammals in the world. Support to the work of the Conference of the Parties to the UNTOC Convention, Evaluation Report; it the most used drug globally.