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  • UNODC marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons with call to step up action

    UNODC marks World Day against Human Trafficking with call to step up action

    Vienna, 30 July 2019 - Human trafficking is a crime that affects every country. It thrives in situations where the rule of law is weak and people lack opportunities. On World Day against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July, the United Nations is calling for increased action to protect victims and hold perpetrators to account.

  • Executive Director officially opens revamped UNODC Laboratory

    Executive Director officially opens revamped UNODC Laboratory

    Vienna, 3 July 2019 - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Laboratory, which provides scientific and forensic services to almost 300 labs in 80 countries, is celebrating its 40-year presence at the UN Headquarters in Vienna. On the occasion of this anniversary the laboratory had been refurbished and the revamped lab was officially inaugurated today by UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov.