China and Mekong officials commit to counter rising drug threats
May 29, 2014 00:00
China and five Mekong nations and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime called today for more coordinated anti-drug operations and strategiessigned a pact to counter illicit drugs.
The six countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UNODC and meet annually at a senior officials level to share information on Mekong challenges, reach agreement on strategies to counter drug threats, and agree on measures to strengthen cooperation.
This year, China is the Chair of the 2014 MOU Senior Officials Meeting, which brought together senior drug control officials from China, the other Mekong countries and UNODC.