Committee
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Country
United States

Author

Julia Batko
Poland

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/15124

United States of America 

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Providing safety to the world’s most dangerous sink estates

Julia Batko

One of the UNODC’s main goals is crime prevention and criminal justice, which all member states strive to achieve. Violence prevention in youth and combatting drug trafficking are classified among these objectives - among other suggestions, helping the youth living in “slums or shanty towns with high population density, poor infrastructure, high levels of unemployment, and precarious or nonexistent social services and public spaces”. With crime rates in the United States being unfortunately quite high in comparison with other countries, the USA is willing and eager to help provide its citizens with any means ...