The following is a listing of links to international drug policy Web sites
from multiple sources. If you would like to suggest an online resource not
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASEAN advocates a collective regional response to drug abuse and illegal drug
traffic. The heads of the participating nations have called for "the
intensification of cooperation among member states as well as with the relevant
international bodies in the prevention and eradication of the abuse of narcotics
and the illegal trafficking of drugs."
Bureau of Justice Statistics,
International Justice Statistics
Contains BJS publications, United Nations justice statistics, international
datasets from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, and links to related
Bureau for International Narcotics and
Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)
INL advises departments and agencies within the U.S. Government on the development
of policies and programs to combat international narcotics and crime.
Drug Enforcement Administration
The mission of the DEA is to enforce the controlled substance laws and regulations
of the United States and to bring to justice those who are involved in the
growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances bound for
the United States market. The DEA also recommends and supports non-enforcement
programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances
domestically and internationally.
Drug Free Australia (DFA)
DFA plays a key role as a community voice, staying in touch with every day
Australians—families and young people—via newsletters, community
forums and the media, to ensure a clear message of healthy, drug free lifestyles
is assured for generations to come.
Drug Use Monitoring in Australia
DUMA is a project which seeks to measure drug use among those people who have
been recently apprehended by police.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs
and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
EMCDDA was set up in response to the escalating drug problem in Europe and
to demands for an accurate picture of the phenomenon throughout the European
El Paso Intelligence
EPIC is a multi-agency, round-the-clock electronic monitoring post on the U.S.-Mexican
border that keeps tabs on drug-trafficking organizations and serves a national
network of law enforcement agencies. Its primary focus is on drug trafficking
activities along the Southwest border, but EPIC investigators and analysts
from the fifteen or so participating agencies also collect and analyze tactical
drug intelligence from other areas—including foreign countries—whose
drug activities impact the United States.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN supports law enforcement investigative efforts and fosters interagency
and global cooperation against domestic and international financial crimes.
FinCEN also provides U.S. policy makers with strategic analyses of domestic
and worldwide money-laundering developments, trends, and patterns.
Global Youth Network
Run by the United Nations Drug Control Program (UNDCP), the purpose of this
project is to increase youth involvement with the international community
in developing drug abuse prevention policies and programs.
The Inter-American Dialogue is a U.S. center for policy analysis, communication,
and exchange in Western Hemisphere affairs. The Dialogue seeks to promote
informed debate on hemispheric problems, advance opportunities for regional
economic and political cooperation, expand channels of communication among
the countries of the Americas, and bring fresh, practical proposals for action
to the attention of governments, international institutions, and private
Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission
CICAD was established as a technically autonomous agency of the OAS to serve
as a consultative and advisory body on the illicit use, production, traffic
and distribution of drugs.
International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)
The Board is an independent and quasi-judicial control organ for the implementation
of the United Nations drug conventions.
The Criminal Organizations and Drug Sub-Directorate is the central repository
of professional and technical expertise in drug control within the Interpol
framework. Essentially it acts as a clearinghouse for the collection, collation,
analysis and dissemination of drug-related information. It is also monitors
the drug situation on global basis, co-ordinates international investigations,
and maintains liaison with the United Nations, its specialized Agencies and
other international and regional organizations involved in the drug control
INTERPOL—U.S. National Central
The USNCB exchanges drug-related law enforcement information with the member
countries of INTERPOL.
National Drug Prevention Alliance
NDPA is a grouping of organizations and individuals who promote drug prevention
initiatives in the UK.
National Institute of
Justice International Center
This NIJ site opens an online vehicle for communicating globally about transnational
crime that includes a searchable library linked to a local database and can
also search the world wide web to provide the most complete research information
available on these important topics.
New South Wales Office of Drug Policy
Provides leadership and assists in the development and implementation of a
government-integrated approach to drug programs and policies in Australia.
NIDA has launched this site as a resource to International researchers.
Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS was established to achieve an order of peace and justice, and to strengthen
collaboration of South, Central, and North American countries, including
Provides news updates, data, and other information about Colombia's fight against
Summit of the Americas Center
The Summit of the Americas Center was established by the Latin American and
Caribbean Center at Florida International University to monitor the initiatives
of the 1994 Miami Summit. A central element of the center's mission is to
provide independent analysis of the impact, within Florida and without, of
trade liberalization and other dimensions of hemispheric integration.
United States Agency for International Development
USAID is the principal U.S. government agency extending assistance to countries
recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic
United States Coast Guard
The Coast Guard's mission is to reduce the supply of drugs from the source
by denying smugglers the use of air and maritime routes in the Transit Zone,
a six million square mile area including the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and
United Nations Crime and Justice Information
This electronic clearinghouse represents the culmination of several years of
incremental efforts coordinated by the United Nations Center for International
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (ODC)
ODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international
crime, which consists of the UN International Drug Control Program (UNDCP)
and the Center for International Crime Prevention (CICP).
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The main mission of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is to prevent terrorists
and terrorist weapons from entering the United States. CBP also is responsible
for apprehending individuals attempting to enter the United States illegally,
stemming the flow of illegal drugs, and other diverse tasks.