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    6 February 2013


    Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Mira Sorvino to visit the Vienna International Centre

    Photo opportunity

    Mira Sorvino to visit UNODC on Friday, 8 February 2013

    VIENNA, 6 February 2013 (UN Information Service) - Academy Award winning actress Mira Sorvino will pay a visit to the Vienna International Centre on Friday 8 February 2013.

    Mira Sorvino has been a UN Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) since February 2009. As a UN Goodwill Ambassador, Ms. Sorvino has been very active in promoting the plight of victims of human trafficking. She is paying a visit to the Vienna International Centre to extend her appointment as a UN Goodwill Ambassador and to attend briefings with UNODC staff.

    Mira Sorvino will be welcomed by UNODC's Executive Director Yury Fedotov at a photo opportunity at 12:20 in the Rotunda of the Vienna International Centre.


    Please register for the photo opportunity by writing to latest by 16:00 on Thursday 7 February 2013.


    For further information contact:

    Luciana Viegas
    Public Information Officer, UNODC
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-4709
    Email: Luciana.viegas[at]


    Anne Thomas
    Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-5588
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5588
    Email: anne.thomas[at]