United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime


Gender-related killings of women and girls (femicide/feminicide)

This report features policy recommendations to support comprehensive and multi-sectoral approaches to prevent and address gender-related killings and other forms of gender-based violence against women and girls.

Transnational organized crime in Southeast Asia: evolution, growth and impact

This report represents the most comprehensive study of organized crime in Southeast Asia by the UN in over five years. The report finds that recent law enforcement suppression efforts in some parts of the region and neighbouring regions have changed trafficking patterns. However, some criminal...

Global study on homicide: homicide, development and the Sustainable Development Goals

This report looks at the relationship between homicide and all elements of development through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals in order to explore how homicide rates affect development levels and vice versa.

World wildlife crime report 2016: trafficking in protected species

The trafficking of wildlife is increasingly recognised as both a specialised area of organized crime and a significant threat to many plant and animal species. In response to this growing awareness, UNODC has been mandated to build a Global Programme on Wildlife and Forest Crime...

The challenge of synthetic drugs in East and South-East Asia and Oceania

The demand for synthetic drugs in East and Southeast Asia and Oceania continues to rise, while rapid economic integration is creating new opportunities for transnational criminal groups to expand the illicit drug trade, warns the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in this...