The 10th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime will take place from 12 to 16 October in a hybrid/in-person format due to COVID-19. 

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Executive Director

The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is
Ms. Ghada Waly of Egypt, who took office on
1 February 2020. She holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.


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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is marked annually on 30 July. The day’s theme in 2020 is “Committed to the Cause - Working on the Frontline to End Human Trafficking."

This year’s theme focuses on the first responders to human trafficking. These are the people who work in different sectors - identifying, supporting, counselling and seeking justice for victims of trafficking, and challenging the impunity of the traffickers. During the COVID-19 crisis, the essential role of first responders has become even more important.


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