Skip to main content

Substance Abuse: Government resources: Library Guide: International

Organisation

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

UNGASS 2016: Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The Global SMART Programme.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Southern Africa. Drug Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation

UNODC/WHO Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse. The Global Initiative was a joint project of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), previously the United Nations International Drug Control Programme or (UNDCP) and World Health Organization (WHO), implemented from 1998 to 2003 in 8 countries with funding by the Norwegian Government.

Global Synthesis Monitoring, Analyses, Reporting and Trends Programme (Global SMART programme)

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

"the central policymaking body within the United Nations system dealing with drug-related matters."

"The Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) is an inter-governmental body formed in 1971 at the initiative of the late French President Georges Pompidou."

Organization of American States. Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)

"the independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body for the implementation of the United Nations international drug control conventions. It was established in 1968 in accordance with the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961.  It had predecessors under the former drug control treaties as far back as the time of the League of Nations."

United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Youth. Substance Abuse

World Health Organization. Alcohol

World Health Organization. Substance abuse

World Health Organization. Management of substance abuse

WHO Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH)

UNODC/WHO Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse

Alcohol

Papers

UN system coordination Task Team on the Implementation of the UN System Common Position on drug-related matters. What we have learned over the last ten years: a summary of knowledge acquired and produced by the UN system on drug-related matters. March 2019. 

Key publications

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. World drug report (annual) Shelf nos. G 494 ED.UNOD.WORL & M 363.45 WORL

World Health Organization. Global status report on alcohol and health (irregular)

Youth and substance abuse

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. UNODC Youth Initiative (with resources)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Data on prevalence of drug use among youth

G 494 E.UNOD.06.MONI
   Monitoring and evaluating youth substance abuse prevention programmes / Global Youth Network. --    Vienna : United Nations, 2006.

   v, 74 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

G 494 E.UNOD.04.STRO
   A strong start : good practices in using a local situation assessment to begin a youth substance abuse prevention project. --    Vienna : United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ;   [S.l.] : World Health Organization, 2004.
   50 p. ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.04.DRUG
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Drug abuse prevention among youth from ethnic and indigenous minorities / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.
48  p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.09.GUID
   Guide to implementing family skills training programmes for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna. --    New York : United Nations, 2009.
   vii, 51 p. ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.04.HIVP
   HIV prevention among young injecting drug users / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.
   67 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.03.INTE
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Internet : using the internet for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Vienna, Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2003.
   48 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.03.PEER
   Peer to peer : using peer to peer strategies for drug abuse prevention / Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2003.
   52 p. ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNOD.04.SCHO
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Schools : school-based education for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna ; Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.

   82 p. ; 30 cm.

G 494 E.UNOD.02.SPOR
United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention.
   Sport : using sport for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention. --    New York : United Nations, 2002.
   52 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. A participatory handbook for youth drug abuse prevention programmes: a guide for development and improvement (2002)

Reports

World Health Organization. Global status report on alcohol and health, 2014

United States. Department of State. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) (Annual)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Amphetemines and ecstasy: 2011 global ATS assessment

International Narcotics Control Board.    Precursors and chemicals frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances :   report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2008 on the implementation of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988.    New York :   United Nations,   2009.   G 494 E.INCB.09.PREC

Organization of American States. Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission. Drugs in Cyberspace: Understanding & Investigating Diversion & Distribution of Controlled Substances via the Internet . [Washington D.C.: Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission,] 2006.

Organization of American States. Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission. Report on drug use in the Americas, 2019.

Women and substance abuse

United Nations. Office on Drugs and Crime. Substance abuse treatment and care for women: case studies and lessons learned. New York: United Nations, 2004.  Shelf no. G 494 E.UNOD.04.SUBS

UN Women. Bringing women’s needs into policy response on drug use, 23 June 2016.

Directories

Directory :   non-governmental organizations and drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation /    New York :   United Nations,   2003.   G 494 E.UNOD.03.DIRE

Guidelines

International Narcotics Control Board.    Guidelines for governments on preventing the illegal sale of internationally controlled substances through the Internet /    New York :   United Nations,   2009.   G 494 E.INCB.09.GUID

Guide to implementing family skills training programmes for drug abuse prevention /    New York :   United Nations,   2009.   G 494 E.UNOD.09.GUID