World has enough legal opium to meet demand, says UN narcotics body

The current legal supply of opium, which has a number of medical purposes including pain management, is enough to meet global demand, according to the independent United Nations body tasked with monitoring the production and consumption of narcotics worldwide. Ensuring the availability of opiates for medical and scientific purposes is an important part of the …

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Press Briefing by Adrian Edwards Spokes person for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan

  United Nations Day Todays United Nations Day. It marks the 60th anniversary of the United Nations. Ina message for the occasion, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called for better efforts to deal with hunger, disease and environmental degradation. His message refers to last month’s World Summit in New York, and speaks of the challenges …

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