UN Documents for Drug Trafficking and Security

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
21 November 2017 S/RES/2388 This was a resolution, unanimously adopted, on the trafficking of persons in conflict situations.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
18 December 2013 S/PRST/2013/22 This presidential statement highlighted the impact of drug trafficking in undermining governance in West African countries, as well as the involvement of terrorist groups to finance their activities.
25 April 2012 S/PRST/2012/16 This statement expressed concern that illicit cross-border trafficking and movement contributes to challenges and threats on its agenda.
1 January 2010 S/PRST/2010/4 This statement noted that drug trafficking and transnational crime were a growing concern, contributed to undermining the authority of states and might threaten the security of countries on its agenda.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
18 June 2013 S/2013/359 This Secretary-General’s report was on transnational organised crime and illicit drug trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel.
19 October 2012 S/2012/777 This report on illicit cross-border trafficking and movement was requested by the Security Council in S/PRST/2012/16.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
5 December 2013 S/2013/728 This was a concept note from France on the combating of drug trafficking and its consequences for peace and security in West Africa and the Sahel.
30 November 2009 S/2009/615 This was the concept paper for the Council open debate on peace and security in Africa: drug trafficking as a threat to international security.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
21 November 2017 S/PV.8111 This was a briefing on trafficking in persons in conflict situations. The Council was briefed by Executive Director of UNODC Yuri Fedotov; the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children, Maria Grazia Giammarinar; and the AU’s Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui.
18 December 2013 S/PV.7090 This was a briefing on drug trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel by the Secretary-General, the Special Representative Said Djinnit and Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Yuri Fedotov.
25 April 2012 S/PV.6760 The Council held an open debate on “Threats to international peace and security: Securing borders against illicit flows.”
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
9 October 2006 SC/8850 The Council expressed concern about the security situation in Afghanistan and the increase in opium cultivation and trafficking.
Selected Other Documents View All
1 January 2003 UN Convention Against Corruption This was the UN convention against corruption.
20 December 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances This was the UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988.
21 February 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances This was the convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971.