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.
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Overall global drug use prevalence stable: UNODC report

Drug use prevalence is stable around the world, with around 243 million individuals, or 5 percent of the world’s population aged 15-64 having used illicit drugs in the past year, according to the 2014 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
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Thailand busts drugs ring

Thai police have claimed a big victory in the country’s war on the drug trade after uncovering a large drug trafficking ring and seizing almost 5.3 million methamphetamine pills worth close to 30 million USD.
Asian countries intensify fight against drugs ASEAN

Asian countries intensify fight against drugs

China and five Southeast Asian countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, have signed a joint declaration at a ministerial meeting in Myanmar, with the aim to strengthen cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking.
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Vietnam’s voice in fight against human trafficking

A high-level meeting to examine progress made on the UN Global Action Plan on Human Trafficking was held at the UN headquarters in New York on May 13 and 14. Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of the Vietnamese delegation at the UN, delivered a speech at the meeting.
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Vietnam steps up fight against wildlife trade

Representatives from key international and Vietnamese organisations are attending a workshop on strengthening international collaboration to tackle the illegal trans-border wildlife trade in Hanoi from December 2-3.