Activities
 

At the request of the Chadian government, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) organized from 6 to 8 November 2018 in N'Djamena a national training activity on the police component and its role in the national, regional and international security system.

West Africa is affected by many threats and criminal activities. In Mali, the porous borders along with political, economic and social instability contribute to the development of criminal networks and illicit activities such as firearms trafficking, drug trafficking, smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons. Trafficking in persons is the...

Trafficking in persons is a complex reality in Niger. As a country that acts as a departure, transit, and destination point for trafficking victims, Niger must address the expansion of criminal networks, both domestically and internationally. Nigerien authorities have made the fight against this phenomenon a government priority and have set up a...

From 25 to 27 September 2018, UNODC's Terrorism Prevention Team organized in Dakar the eighth annual meeting of the Sahel Judicial Cooperation Platform (the Sahel Platform) focal points to identify challenges and exchange best practices on current cooperation cases. The annual meeting was attended by 20 participants, including the Sahel Platform...

Prisons continue to be places of vulnerability that harbour identity seekers, protection seekers and rebels in greater concentrations than any other environment. Associated risks, such as criminal contamination in prisons, have long been recognized. More recently, there has been an increasing concern that if left unchecked, prisons may also serve...

UNODC and the G5 Sahel agreed, during a joint meeting organized in Nouakchott on 18 July 2018, to strengthen their cooperation in the areas of security and justice including through continued UNODC support towards the empowerment of the PCMS and towards operationalizing the police component of the G5 Sahel Joint Force. Possible future assistance...

To better anticipate and respond to cross-brder threats in the Sahel sub-region, such as illicit trafficking and terrorism, G5 Sahel States (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) decided to create a "Security Cooperation Platform" (SCP, in French "Plateforme de cooperation en matière de sécurité") to increase information exchange between...

West Africa is severely affected by drug trafficking. The growth in trade volumes between countries has led to an increase in suspicious goods transiting through the region, and has made the work of narcotic repression services more difficult. In addition to drugs, medications used to relieve certain conditions such as sleep deprivation, anxiety,...

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L'éducation est un outil fondamental dans la lutte contre la corruption et la prévention de la criminalité. Ainsi, la mise en place de programmes axés sur la lutte contre la corruption dans le cursus universitaire contribue à renforcer les capacités des futurs professionnels en la matière en plus de promouvoir une culture respectueuse de l’État de...

Au cours d'une perquisition dans une résidence privée à Nouakchott en novembre 2018, les officiers de police mauritaniens de l'Office National de Lutte contre les Stupéfiants ont saisi 100kg de cannabis et 2200 comprimés de médicaments trafiqués (Rivotril). L'unité spécialisée de la police a découvert, grâce à l'analyse de renseignement, une pièce...

L'efficacité de la réponse judiciaire au terrorisme dépend en grande mesure du respect des droits humains des détenus suspects de terrorisme. Pour cette raison, depuis 2017, l'ONUDC soutient le système judiciaire nigérien qui doit faire face à un grand nombre de dossiers de terrorisme, à travers la formations des avocats du barreau du Niger et...

Depuis son lancement en 2014, le Programme Sahel de l'ONUDC a mis en œuvre plus de 400 activités, au profit de 10 000 bénéficiaires directs dans la région. Le programme a organisé des ateliers et des formations complets sur la lutte contre la criminalité transnationale organisée, le terrorisme et la corruption et a fourni un appui à la mise en...

La criminalité transnationale organisée est une menace à la paix et à la sécurité humaine, elle entrave les droits de l'homme et sape le développement économique, social, culturel, politique et civil des sociétés. Dans la région du Sahel, considérée comme la région la plus pauvre du monde, la criminalité transnationale bénéficie de la porosité des...