Questions and answers

How does UNODC collect data?

How does UNODC collect data?

UNODC regularly provides global statistical series on crime, criminal justice, drug trafficking and prices, drug production, and drug use. Other data are collected through national surveys implemented by UNODC in cooperation with national governments or are compiled from scientific literature.

How does the UNODC prevent human trafficking?

UNODC strives for the eradication of these crimes through the dismantling of the criminal enterprises that trade in people and the conviction of the main perpetrators. Ultimately, our work safeguards people from the abuse, neglect, exploitation or even death that is associated with these crimes.

What does the UNODC do?

UNODC works to inform the world about the dangers of drug abuse and to strengthen international action against drug production, trafficking and drug-related crime. UNODC also works to improve crime prevention and to assist with criminal justice reform in a number of countries.

What is the World Drug Report surveys?

The World Drug Report is a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime annual publication that analyzes market trends, compiling detailed statistics on drug markets. Using data, it helps draw conclusions about drugs as an issue needing intervention by government agencies around the world.

What country has the highest crime rate 2020?

Countries with the Highest Crime Rates

  • Venezuela (84.36)
  • Papua New Guinea (80.04)
  • South Africa (77.29)
  • Afghanistan (76.97)
  • Honduras (76.65)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (72.43)
  • Brazil (68.31)
  • Guyana (68.15)

Which country has the most human trafficking?

Pakistan, Thailand, China, India, and Bangladesh are in the top 10 for countries with the largest number of trafficking victims around the world. India is at the top of the list with 14 million victims, China comes in second with 3.2 million victims, and Pakistan comes in at third with 2.1 million victims.

Is UNODC part of the UN Secretariat?

The United Nations Secretary-General appoints the agency’s Executive Director. Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt would replace him as both executive director of UNODC and Director General of the United Nations Office at Vienna. UNODC incorporates the secretariat of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

What countries make the most drugs?


  • Germany: US$62.3 billion (16.8% of total drugs and medicines exports)
  • Belgium: $27.8 billion (7.5%)
  • India: $26.12 billion (7.1%)
  • France: $25.9 billion (7%)
  • United States: $22 billion (5.9%)
  • Spain: $21.8 billion (5.8%)
  • Ireland: $21.7 billion (5.8%)
  • United Kingdom: $19.7 billion (5.3%)

What is the full form of Unodc?

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime.

What kind of data does the UNODC have?

UNODC regularly provides global statistical series on crime, criminal justice, drug trafficking and prices, drug production, and drug use. Data produced by UNODC have multiple sources.

What does the UNODC stimulants report 2019 do?

2019 STIMULANTS UNODC supports countries in putting their com- mitments into action through the application of international standards on the prevention and treat – ment of drug use disorders and HIV, as well as standards and norms on the administration of justice and the treatment of prisoners.

Who is the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime?

Vienna (Austria), 16 October 2019 – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Drug Control Headquarters of Iran to further consolidate and develop cooperation in promoting treatment of drug use disorders on a regional scale.

Is there a World Drug Report for 2021?

Consisting of five separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2021 provides an in-depth analysis of the global drug markets and paints a comprehensive picture of the measurable effects and potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the world drug problem.