2012 World Drug Report
The 2012 World Drug Report provides an overview of recent trends and the drug situation in terms of production, trafficking and consumption and the consequences
of illicit drug use. It also presents a long-term perspective on the characteristics and evolution of the drug problem and the main factors that shaped it and concludes with an analysis of the driving factors that shaped the evolution of the drug problem, including a brief outlook for its likely future direction.
Previous reports are available from the UNODC Publications page.
New UNODC Publication: Threat Assessment of Opium
In 2010 an estimated 25 per cent of the 380 tons of heroin manufactured in Afghanistan, some 90 tons was trafficked northwards through Central Asia via the Northern route and onward to the Russian Federation.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released a new publication entitled - Opiate Flows Through Afghanistan and Central Asia: A Threat Assessment.
This report describes the illicit trade of opiates along the Northern route from northern Afghanistan to Central Asia up to the borders of the Russian Federation. The report is available for download in English.
Latest publications by UNODC
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has recently issued the following publications which can be downloaded in full from its website:
- International Framework for Action to Implement the Smuggling of Migrants Protocol
- Monitoring the impact of economic crisis on crime
- Guidelines for the Forensic Analysis of Drugs Facilitating Sexual Assault and Other Criminal
Other Information resources: