United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Topic A: Education for Justice against Organized Crime

Topic B: Crackdown on Illicit Trafficking of Opiates from Afghanistan

Working Language: English

Size: 60

Representation: Double Delegate

Rules of Procedure: Beijing Rules of Procedure (Paper-oriented)

Introduction to the Committee and the Topic:

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was established in 1997 by combining the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention together. UNODC is mandated to help all the Member States to fight against illicit drug problems, transnational crime, and international terrorism.

In order to respond to the Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 16, UNODC of Beijing International Model United Nations 2019 is going to discuss the problem of the rule of law and to combat crime. Education for Justice (E4J) initiative is started by UNODC and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, based on the intention to promote the rule of law through Global Citizenship Education. Meanwhile, according to the latest data published by the Afghanistan Opium Survey, the regional situation of illicit trafficking is still extremely severe. Delegates are expected to propose more practical suggestions and solutions during the discussion of two topics and understand better the whole procedure of combating crime.