UNODC co-sponsors screening of "Human Trafficking" film in Vienna

VIENNA, 19 April 2007 (UNODC) - In the context of the sixteenth session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the Austrian Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs will host a screening of the movie "Human Trafficking," starring Donald Sutherland and Mira Sorvino, on Tuesday April 24. 

Journalists are cordially invited to attend.

The event, which is also sponsored by the U.S. State Department, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), will begin at 6 30 p.m. with a reception at the Cineplexx movie theatre, Wagramerstrasse 2.  The screening will start at 7.30 p.m.

UNODC recently launched a Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking.  A series of events throughout the world will culminate in Vienna with an International Conference against Human Trafficking from 27 - 29 November 2007.