UNODC – Drug Law Enforcement Expert – (Open to Indian Nationals only)
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is the UN main agency in the fight against illicit drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism in virtue of the UN Conventions and Universal Instruments in this regard.
The UNODC Regional Office for South Asia is located in New Delhi (India) and covers six countries of the region: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Its Regional Programme for South Asia ”Promoting the rule of Law and countering drugs and crime in South Asia (2013-2015)” has five sub-programmes relating to (1) countering transnational organized crime, (2) countering corruption, (3) terrorism prevention, (4) promoting efficient, fair and humane justice systems and (5) drug use prevention and treatment and HIV.
As part of sub-programme 1 of the Regional Programme, the Office is currently implementing a regional project titled“Strengthening drug law enforcement capacities in South Asia” (XSA/J81), which has been building capacities in six countries to better analyze, control and prevent drug trafficking, precursor chemical diversion and pharmaceutical abuse. In view of new emerging trends in the region with regard to drug trafficking, UNODC seeks to strengthen and expand this project. UNODC South Asia also seeks to link up with UNODC’s global research on the opiate trade in the region, with the Global SMART programme on synthetic drugs and the Global Computer Based Training programme on drug law enforcement with a view to strengthen and expand its counter narcotics enforcement efforts within the six countries for which the Office is responsible for.
Under the overall guidance of the UNODC Representative for South Asia and under the direct supervision of the Regional Programme Coordinator for drug law enforcement in South Asia, the Drug Law Enforcement Expert is responsible for the implementation of the UNODC drug law enforcement programme and related areas in South Asia. The Drug Law Enforcement Expert conducts specialized operational training, analyzes drug control and related crime trends and formulates programme activities within his/her portfolio.
Location: New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline: 04-Sep-13