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Security Council Reiterates its Condemnation of Trafficking in Persons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2388 (2017)

| November 22, 2017

Secretary‑General Underlines Collective Responsibility to ‘Stop These Crimes’

The Security Council reiterated its condemnation of trafficking in human beings today, particularly the sale of people by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da’esh), as well …

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UNODC-SADC Regional Programme holds annual review meeting to reflect on progress in tackling crime and drugs

| July 21, 2017

UNODC-SADC Regional Programme holds annual review meeting to reflect on progress in tackling crime and drugs. Photo: UNODC21 July 2017 - Under the Regional Programme entitled "Making the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region Safer from Crime and Drugs", UNODC and the bloc assist Member States in policy development and legislation review in line with international norms …

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States Must Step Up Efforts to Check Spread of Deadly Weapons as Non-State Actors Exploit Rapid Technological Advances, Speakers Tell Security Council

| June 29, 2017

In tackling drones, 3D printing, the dark web and other emerging threats hindering non-proliferation efforts, States must bolster their efforts as well as technological advances in order to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction and keep them out …

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With Armed Robots, Drones, New Weapons on Horizon, States Must Fill Gaps in Existing Regimes to Address Fresh Threats, First Committee Hears

| October 22, 2016

Enormous technological developments in the field of autonomous weapons required the world to more sharply focus on addressing the range of threats they posed, while taking into account gaps in existing international regimes, the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) …

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Promising New AIDS Stat: Number of People with HIV on ARVs Doubles

| November 25, 2015

Nearly 16 million people with HIV are now on life-saving an antiretrovirals, says a new report from UNAIDS. The addition of more than 2 million people this year alone is great, but is not fast enough says Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors

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