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To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the United Nations is calling on all countries to honour their commitments to address the scourge and to ensure that steps to do so are consistent with human rights and promote equality, peace, security and sustainable development.

Marking the 25 years since the murder of an Italian judge who dedicated his life to fighting the Mafia, a senior United Nations official today stressed the need for the international community to renew its commitment to address evolving and emerging forms of organized crime.

The Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court today reiterated her call for States to arrest and surrender the suspects of alleged genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Darfur region of Sudan, including President Omar Al Bashir.

United Nations Secretary-General Antnio Guterres today congratulated the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the conclusion of a peaceful National Assembly election.

The world took an historic step forward in the fight against mercury poisoning as the European Union and seven of its member States ratified the first new global convention related to the environment and health in close to a decade, according to the United Nations.

A United Nations cybersecurity expert says that cybercrime is ultimately preventable, and that the internet even the hidden so-called ‘dark net’ has very good elements to it.