Yearbook of the United Nations 1993

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



International drug control

The globalization of drug abuse remained a major problem for Governments and United Nations drug control bodies in 1993. With the rising economic and political influence of drug cartels, more and more Governments realized the urgent need for international cooperation in drug control, not only as an expression of solidarity but also as a matter of self defence. Drug trafficking syndicates were becoming increasingly involved in other forms of organized and violent crime.


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