Nigeria, UN drug control agency agree on measures to fight organized crime

On his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa, the head of the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP) has reached an agreement with the President of Nigeria on a course of action to help the country recover assets stolen due to organized crime, a UN spokesman said today.

UN drug control agency, postal union join forces to fight drug trafficking by mail

The United Nations Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) have embarked on a joint project aimed at combating drug trafficking through the use of the postal service.

US trading firm joins UN in co-sponsoring anti-drug basketball event: UN

A United States trading firm will co-sponsor "Basketball without Borders," an international effort to promote friendship and educate young people from the countries of the former Yugoslavia about the dangers of drug use, the United Nations announced today.