Meetings respond to anti-drug action month Society

Meetings respond to anti-drug action month

Meetings were held in Hanoi and Nam Dinh province on June 16-17 to respond to the Action Month on Drug Prevention and Control and the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Workshop talks sexual, gender violence Society

Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmentalorganisations gathered at a seminar on in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.
Vietnam, Austria bolster judicial partnership Politics

Vietnam, Austria bolster judicial partnership

The Vietnam Supreme People’s Court (VSPC) and the Austrian Supreme Court of Justice (ASCJ) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) covering enhanced exchanges and cooperation in judicial information, judge training and judicial reform.
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New illicit drugs appear in domestic market

The use of illicit, synthetic substances is increasing in Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs, Nguyen Trong Dam told a meeting of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Hanoi on June 26.
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Prison staff trained to improve treatment of female inmates

More than 40 public-security staff and officers working with female prisoners in northern Vietnam on December 3 began a three-day training programme on the treatment of women in prison and on offering non-custodial measures (the so-called Bangkok Rules) for some.
Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers Society

Vietnam joins global efforts to control containers

The Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a non-refundable aid.
Deputy PM lauds UNODC’s help to HIV, drug control Health

Deputy PM lauds UNODC’s help to HIV, drug control

The United Nations Office for Drug and Crime (UNODC) in Vietnam has provided importance assistance to the country’s drug and HIV prevention and control efforts, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the UNODC Country Manager on September 5.