Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope – and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is a branch within the United Nations dedicated to fighting against illicit drugs and international crime. Since its establishment in 1997, it has worked to improve technology across the field to better counteract illicit drugs, crime, and terrorism, while also working with member states to implement international treaties through legislation combating drugs and crime.
The following are the honorable chairs for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime:
Head Chair: Andrew Margolis
Vice Chair: Spencer Churchill
Legal: Andrew Schecter
The topics for this committee are Stemming the Heroin Epidemic and Addressing Cybercrime. Topic synopses are available by clicking on the underlined links. Position papers are preferred by Saturday, March 25th, 2017, by 11:59:59 PM to their respective committee emails, found at the top of all topic synopses. Position papers will be graded towards Research Awards until Friday, March 31st, 2017, 11:59:59 PM.