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    Vienna, 25 January 2021


    Global Launch of the
    2020 UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
    Global Report on Trafficking in Persons


    Tuesday 2 February 2021 at 12:00 noon Vienna time (CET)


    Online – link will be shared upon registration


    Ghada Waly, Executive Director, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
    Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC

    Short summary:

    UNODC is launching the 2020 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons which provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional, and national levels. The Report utilizes data from the world’s largest database on trafficking victims, compiling figures from official sources across 148 countries. It also analyses 489 court cases from 71 different countries, providing more qualitative information on the perpetrators and the characteristics of this crime.


    To register, receive an advanced copy of the 2020 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons and for interview requests, please fill in this form:

    Registration for online attendance closes one hour before the launch.

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    For further information, please contact:

    Brian Hansford
    Chief, UNODC Advocacy Section
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-3225
    Email: brian.hansford[at]