Virtually every country in the world is affected by Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM). The challenge for all countries, rich and poor, is to target the criminals who exploit desperate people and to protect and assist victims of trafficking and smuggled migrants, many of whom endure unimaginable hardships in their bid for a better life. Cities often find themselves at the crossroads of these challenges, which is why the Urban Safety Governance Approach emphasizes on the inclusion of local policymakers, practitioners and communities in order to holistically understand and address these challenges.
COVID-19 Response & Complex Emergencies - UNODC co-convened the thematic session: 'Bolstering local action to control the pandemic and accelerate implementation' ahead of the High Level Political Forum 2020... read more
Urban Safety Governance Assessments in Chilanzar - UNODC’s Urban Safety Governance Assessment is currently underway and results of the Assessment are expected in the third quarter of 2020... read moreNewsroom