High School General Assembly 1


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Committee: UN General Assembly 1st Committee

Topic: Strengthening the UN crime prevention and criminal justice system

Country: Arab Republic of Egypt

The Arab Republic of Egypt is deeply affected by organized crime, such as terrorism, human and drug trafficking, financial fraud, corruption and many others; taking that into account and Egypt's troubled recent history it is clear why there's such a large cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Crime prevention and punishment is of the essence if Egypt is to grow again, economically and socially.

Concerning the drug issue: Egypt is party to the 1961, 1971 and 1988 international drug control conventions. Its national drug control laws are generally assessed as adequat...