Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report


New York / Vienna, 21 December 2016 - Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to a report released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Additionally, women and girls comprise 71 per cent of human trafficking victims, the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons states.  Read more

Restorative Justice for Children in Colombia - a successful role model

Bogotá, December 20, 2016. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF) and the International Peace Group (GIP) celebrated the closure of their this year´s cooperation agreement, along with 240 children in contact with the juvenile justice system or at risk of committing crimes.   Read more

Statement of the Executive Director on International Anti-Corruption Day

The G20 estimates that 90 trillion US dollars in infrastructure investment is required between 2015 and 2030 to support global growth and development. To protect this investment corruption's destructive impact should not be ignored. There needs to be a wholehearted and determined contribution to global anticorruption efforts from the world's public and private sectors.  Read more


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