UNODC launches series of online dialogues with students, educators

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News:United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes(UNODC) has launched “Lockdown Learners Series” under the Education for Justice Initiative.

Facts:

  • Lockdown Learner’s Series aims to sensitize students on the issues such as misinformation, cybercrime, gender-based violence, corruption among others.

Education for Justice Initiative:

  • Launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) in 2019.
  • Aim:To prevent crime and promote a culture of lawfulness through education activities designed for primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

Additional Facts:

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC):

  • Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention.
  • Aim:To assist Member States in addressing the issues of drugs, crime and terrorism.