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Drug traffic

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Economic aspects (4)
Mexico (1)
Social aspects (8)
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View Resource Frontline: Drug Wars

This site is the companion to the outstanding PBS Frontline program which aired in 2000. Simply put, the two-part Frontline film was probably the most balanced and detailed examination of America's war on drugs ever aired on television. In addition, it contained numerous interviews with figures on both sides of the drug war, including people who had never before made themselves available to...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/drugs/
View Resource Globalisation, Drugs, and Criminalisation: Final Research Report on Brazil, China, India, and Mexico

Produced by a team of interdisciplinary researchers and scholars on behalf of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), this massive 409-page report deals primarily with the increasingly global problem of the drug trade and ancillary criminal activity in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico. The first nineteen pages of the report offer a broad overview of the...

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001276/127644e.pdf
View Resource All Things Considered: Drug Wars

This sites is the companion to National Public radio's (NPR) 2000 special on All Things Considered.. The NPR site is a bit modest, but it does offer the excellent radio reports from this week's All Things Considered special series.

https://www.npr.org/news/specials/drugwars/
View Resource United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime was adopted by the General Assembly at its Millennium meeting in November 2000. This Website features a .pdf version of the 74-page document as well as documents and agendas from the first eleven meetings of the UN ad hoc committee responsible for formulating the Convention. The Convention itself will be opened for signature at a...

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/organized-crime/intro/UNTOC.ht...
View Resource United Nations Office on Drug and Crime

Created in 1997 with an international mandate, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has around 500 staff members working in 21 field offices across the world. Their basic mission is to “assist Member States in their struggle against illicit drugs, crime and terrorism.” It’s a broad mission, and in order to inform the public and policy experts about their work, they have created...

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/index.html