The United Nations Strengthens International Drug Control Efforts

Journal of Money Laundering Control

ISSN: 1368-5201

Publication date: 1 April 1998

Abstract

For three days in early June 1998 the General Assembly of the United Nations was imbued with an air of unity as members strove to find ‘common ground’ against the escalating drug crisis. The international community had gathered together under the auspices of a special session to contemplate a concerted approach to countering the global drug problem. The latter is perceived to be a grave threat to ‘the well‐being of mankind, the independence of states, democracy, the stability of nations, the structure of all societies, and the dignity and hope of millions of people’.

Citation

Ali, S. (1998), "The United Nations Strengthens International Drug Control Efforts", Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 148-157. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb027181

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1998, MCB UP Limited

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