UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention

  https://www.facebook.com/unodc/videos/2167954610122723/?t=0   VIENNA, 19 October – Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, today welcomed the agreement of Member States to strengthen action against organized crime under the Palermo Convention. The ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Read more about UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention[…]

Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run

Jean Guy, 80 years-old,  went to the police station of Nîmes (in the South) and still has to be transferred towards Marseille to be presented to the parquet. Considered as a key-figure of the French Connection, a criminal organization which inspired several movies and which channelled through some drug between Marseille and the United States Read more about Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run[…]

UN Report 2018 : Drugs are produced more than ever before

According to the World Drug Report 2018 published last week by the United Nations, drug production and markets are expanding to unprecedented levels. A worldwide public health crisis is on the verge of happening as the non-medical use of prescription is increasing. Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of UN Office on Dugs and Crimes said Read more about UN Report 2018 : Drugs are produced more than ever before[…]

Two members of Cosa Nostra arrested in Germany this week

  On 7 May, one of the most important fugitives in Italy, member of COSA NOSTRA, was arrested in Biebesheim (Germany). The joint investigation was made under the umbrella of Europol, and coordinated by the Italian State Police with the collaboration of the German Law Enforcement Authorities, Polizei Darmstadt. The dangerous fugitive, so-called “Cola tre Read more about Two members of Cosa Nostra arrested in Germany this week[…]