The People's Republic of Bangedesh is Combatting Drug Trafficking

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The People’s Republic of Bangladesh adheres to the international effort in combating the illicit trade of drugs through multiple United Nations treaties such as the 1961 First Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 Convention against the Illicit Trade in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. Bangladesh stresses the need of addressing the illicit trade of drugs within the respective borders of Member States alongside an active participation of the international community through international cooperation and various international programmes.
The People’s Republic of Bangladesh acknowledges the critical role of South Asia in the International Drug Trade and is engaged with the South …show more content…

(2) Development of a comprehensive INTERPOL-UNODC best-practices and lesson learnt platform in which Member States can share vital information that will be crucial to future operations and initiatives catering to the drug trade. (3) Strengthening and mainstreaming capacity and confidence building through joint exercises by drug-enforcement and police agencies of Member States through the UNODC and INTERPOL. (4) Increasing focus on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering institutions and campaigns to deter organized-crime that promulgates the illicit trade of drugs. (5) Building a stronger network through financial institutions to share information instrumental to tracing the cash-flow acquired by organized-crime through the trade of drugs. Bangladesh reaffirms the critical role of transit and manufacturing states in providing first-hand knowledge in drug trafficking, money laundering, organized crime and other pressing issues that prove to exacerbate the Illicit trade of drugs. Bangladesh calls upon the International Community to further collaborate in their resolve in the pacification of the Illegal Drug Trade. Bangladesh believes that addressing the concerns through stronger cooperation and participation of all Member States and relevant actors will yield to positive decisive results.
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