International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is seen on 26th June consistently. The United Nations General Assembly chose to assign June 26 as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on December 1987.Substance misuse and medication dealing is a malevolence in our general public and bewilderment among a larger part of the adolescent. The worldwide recognition plans to bring issues to light with respect to the serious issue that unlawful medications speak to society.The day is likewise set apart as a statement of its assurance to reinforce activity just as collaboration and accomplish the general public which is liberated from sedate maltreatment.
The topic for the 2020 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is “Better Knowledge for Better Care”. The topic illuminates how there is a need to improve the understanding identified with the world medication issue. Additionally, it likewise tells how better information will energize significantly more global participation and countering its effect on wellbeing, administration and society.UNGA chose to assign June 26 as International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking. The day, 26 June, is upheld by people and associations all around the globe. The date was picked to remember Lin Zexu’s destroying of the opium exchange Humen, Guangdong not long before the First Opium War in China.
UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) discharged the World Drug Report 2017, expressing that about a fourth of a billion people utilized medications at any rate once in 2015. As per the UNODC, almost 200 million individuals are utilizing illegal medications and in this way, UNODC has been propelling efforts to bring issues to light about medication control.Individuals praise this occasion with much intensity and bring issues to light in regards to the dangers of chronic drug use and Illicit dealing. Additionally, light is tossed on the most proficient method to manage tranquilize misuse and on the threats it presents. It animates an awareness of other’s expectations among the individuals to avoid the medication danger. Additionally, a few assemblies, banners and different projects occur on this day to bring issues to light with respect to the entire issue of medication hazard.