Corrections

Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators (APCCA)
www.apcca.org/main-statistics/statistics.html

Website with statistical resources including Prisoners in the Asian and Pacific regions. Includes links to participant correctional agencies. In English.


Corruption & Fraud

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: Report on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
www.acfe.com/documents/rttn-asia-pacific.pdf

"The Asia-Pacific Edition of the 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud & Abuse focuses exclusively on the 338 cases of occupational fraud from Asia and Oceania that were included in the global study. This document is intended as a companion to the global report, but it provides much greater detail on the costs and methods of fraud in the Asia-Pacific region as well as the victims and perpetrators of those frauds. All of the information on these cases was supplied by the Certified Fraud Examiners who investigated them."

Computer Crime and Security Survey: 2008 Pacific Islands
www.developmentgateway.com.au/jahia/jsp/link.jsp?idLink=1133

Electronic survey questionnaires were emailed to over 700 organizations, including individual businesses, trade groups and government departments across the Pacific Islands. In English.


Drugs & Alcohol

Illicit Drug Trends in Central Asia - UNODC
www.unodc.org/documents/regional/central-asia/Illicit%20Drug%20Trends_Central%20Asia-final.pdf

Produced by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, this report offers statistical information and summaries on the production, eradication, seizures and abuse of herion/opiate and cannabis drugs in Central Asia; synthetic drugs and inhalants; major drug and precursor trafficking routes; drug routes and organized crime; drug related crime; and HIV/AIDS.

Patterns and Trends of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants and Other Drugs in East and South-East Asia (and neighbouring regions) - 2009
http://www.unodc.org/documents/eastasiaandpacific//2009/11/ats-report/2009_Patterns_and_Trends.pdf

Produced by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, this report aims to create better understanding of the situation with regard to amphetamine-type stimulants and to promote the design of appropriate scientific, evidence-based policies and programmes to respond to it. The report shows, among other findings, that countries in East and South-East Asia have different capacities to monitor and react to the threat posed by synthetic drugs."

Patterns and Trends of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants and Other Drugs - Asia and the Pacific 2010
www.unodc.org/documents/scientific/ATS_Report_2010_web.pdf

"The present report highlights the most current patterns and trends of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) and other drugs of use in East and Southeast Asia and provides overviews for the neighbouring regions of South Asia and the Pacific. It is the second report prepared under the Global Synthetics Monitoring: Analyses, Reporting and Trends (SMART) Programme. The objective of the Global SMART Programme is to enhance the capacity of targeted Member States and relevant authorities to generate, manage, analyze, report and use synthetic drug information, in order to design effective, scientifically sound and evidence-based policies and programmes."

Situational analysis of drug and alcohol issues and responses in the Pacific 2008 - 2009
www.ancd.org.au/images/PDF/Researchpapers/rp21_situational_analysis.pdf

"This report, Situational Analysis of Drug and Alcohol Issues and Responses in the Pacific 2008-09, was commissioned in order to provide detailed country profiles relating to alcohol and other drug issues. In addition, a regional overview has been prepared to highlight where existing regional mechanisms may be, and already have been, employed to address these issues. The report provides a much needed picture of the Pacific Region and the drug and alcohol issues they are experiencing."

Substance Use in South-East Asia
www.who.int/substance_abuse/activities/global_initiative/en/substance_use_searo.pdf

The Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse (Global Initiative) is a five-year project that is jointly executed by the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the World Health Organization (WHO).  This report summarizes the key results of the first phase of the project (baseline assessment) in Thailand, the Philippines, and Viet Nam, in 2001 and proposes the key interventions to be adopted by the sites.  The summary is derived from country reports.