Brasilia, 25th of July 2016 - The Blue Heart Campaign is run during this whole week by virtue of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons which is celebrated on 30 July. The initiative has been launched two years ago by UNODC and aims to raise awareness of this terrible crime and show solidarity with the victims.
Vienna, 25 July 2016 - Speaking at a special event marking World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Executive Director of UNODC, Yury Fedotov, said today that human traffickers and migrant smugglers were profiting from misery. [Read More]
Articulation Seminar on Health and Human Rights in the Northern Region and the VII North Meeting of Harm Reduction
Rio Branco, 29 June, 2016 - The UNODC Program Officer, Nara Santos, attended the Seminário de Articulação em Saúde e Direitos Humanos da Região Norte e do VII Encontro Norte de Redução de Danos (Enord) (Articulation Seminar on Health and Human Rights of the Northern Region and the VII North Meeting of Harm Reduction (Enord)), which have marked the State Drug Week. Embracing different views and perspectives, the event counted with the participation of health professionals, managers, representatives of social movements and people living with HIV and viral hepatitis, in addition to 110 participants who came from other regions of the country.[Read More]