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The involvement of the United Nations in narco terrorism began due to the issue threatening the international security of many nations. While globalization has allowed the world market to become more interconnected, it has also allowed for global trade in the illicit market. In recent years, drug trafficking has emerged as a leading threat to international peace and security. As a result, ties have formed between various criminal groups in which drug trafficking is increasingly used to fund the operations of terrorist organizations and crime groups. The main goal of all the nations affected by narco terrorism is to enforce each nations anti-narcotics laws domestically, but also to support the enforcement of the international laws against international drug trafficking. Organizations involved in fighting narco terrorism include the Counter-Terrorism Committee(CTC), financial intelligence units(FIU), Financial Action Task Force(FATF), foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). A big movement made to prevent narco terrorism was establishing the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in 1997. It was created when the United Nations Drug Control Program and the Center for International Crime Prevention combined. The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) is among the main NGO partners that UNODC collaborates with to provide information of specific areas with conflict on a local level. In 1987, Rep. Charles Rangel, ex-Chairman of the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control stated that in order to effectively defeat narco terrorism, we would have to have a successful campaign in Mexico. But, the increase in drug production and trafficking in Latin America tells us that campaign was not successful. In the 52nd session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna, it was acknowledged that the consumption of illegal drugs had increased globally indicating that the enforcement to stop the selling of narcotics had also failed. The United Nations created the Terrorism Prevention Branch which devised agreements among the members that focused on fighting the terrorism part of the issue. The United Nations also created the Global Project on Strengthening the Legal Regime against terrorism which made it easier for national criminal justice officials to effectively prosecute cross-border terrorist cases. But another way of depriving the terror groups of their cash and their influence is by legalizing the cocaine and heroin market in Europe. Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s Global Commission on Drug Policy is battling to have that obvious decriminalization proposal taken seriously, but so far with little result. His proposal, if adopted, would reduce consumer prices, make the product taxable and eliminate much of the incentive to ship narcotics clandestinely. In short, it would undercut terror movements. But, so far, there is no United Nations or national support for his sensible, albeit controversial, proposal. The various agencies of the United Nations have also actions. For example, agencies like the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted resolutions that cause members to take measures to limit the actions of terrorists. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) adopted a role in the Fighting Terrorism resolution that works against acts of nuclear terrorism. One of the many resolutions adopted by the United Nations is the Security Council Resolution 1373 “notes with concern the connection between international terrorism and transnational organized crime, illicit drugs, money-laundering, illegal arms trafficking, and illegal movement of nuclear, chemical, biological and  other potentially deadly materials… emphasizes the need to enhance the coordination of efforts on a national, sub-regional, regional and international levels…” This resolution recognizes the connection between the growth of terrorist groups and the illegal drug market. Such actions taken by the United Nations assist the world in fighting against the international conflict of narcoterrorism.