UNODC’s Bold New Steps On The Road To Prisoner Rehabilitation

An essential component of the Doha Declaration Global Programme, UNODC’s work on prisoner rehabilitation has been consolidating the ways in which prison-based rehabilitation schemes can be developed and harmonised at an international level. Since the launch of the Global Programme, and as the guardian of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the … More UNODC’s Bold New Steps On The Road To Prisoner Rehabilitation

World Drug Report 2017: 29.5 million people globally suffer from drug use disorders, opioids the most harmful

Vienna/New York/ Geneva, 22 June 2017 – In 2015 about a quarter of a billion people used drugs. Of these, around 29.5 million people – or 0.6 per cent of the global adult population – were engaged in problematic use and suffered from drug use disorders, including dependence. Opioids were the most harmful drug type … More World Drug Report 2017: 29.5 million people globally suffer from drug use disorders, opioids the most harmful