Management of substance abuse

United Nations and Intergovernmental agencies

  • UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS)
    Aims to function as the main advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS and to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic. The website provides information on their campaigns and projects, and factual data on HIV/AIDS.
  • UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (formerly UNDCP)
    Established in 1997, UNODC consists of the Drug Programme and the Crime Programme. Other related “organs” include the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) - the central policy-making body within the UN system for dealing with all drug-related matters and the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) which is the independent and quasi-judicial control body for the implementation of the United Nations drug conventions. The website also includes data on the world drug and crime situation.
  • Council of Europe's Pompidou Group
    The Pompidou Group is an inter - governmental body composed of countries, presently 34 member states. Technical co - operation has been extended to countries of central and eastern Europe which are not members of the Pompidou Group and non - European countries, like Canada and USA. On the website one can find newsletters, activities, publications and list of contacts of the Group.