Office of National Drug Control Policy

International Partnership Resources

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 (BJS), International Justice Statistics[
Contains BJS publications, United Nations justice statistics, international datasets from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, and links to related sites.

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)
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 Union.

El Paso Intelligence Center
EPIC is a multi-agency, round-the-clock electronic monitoring post on the U.S.-Mexican border that 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 approximately fifteen 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)
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.

Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)
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.

Interpol: Drug Control
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 activities.

INTERPOL—U.S. National Central Bureau (USNCB)
The USNCB exchanges drug-related law enforcement information with the member countries of INTERPOL.

National Drug Prevention Alliance (NDPA)
NDPA is a grouping of organizations and individuals who promote drug prevention initiatives in the UK.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 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.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program
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 the Caribbean.

Shared Responsibility
Provides news updates, data, and other information about Colombia's fight against illegal drugs.

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)
USAID is the principal U.S. Government agency extending assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms.

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 Eastern Pacific.

United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN)
This electronic clearinghouse represents the culmination of several years of incremental efforts coordinated by the United Nations Center for International Crime Prevention.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime, which consists of the UN International Drug Control Program and the Center for International Crime Prevention.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
The main mission of Customs and Border Protection 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