Vienna

Vienna is home to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), and the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC). SI UN Representatives Martina Gredler and Christine Peer (Centre Contact), and Marion Prechtl, focus on a range of issues critical to eliminating violence against women and girls, including human trafficking, ageing (elder abuse), harmful traditional practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM), women in the workplace and women in the economy.

Picture above courtesy of UN Photo Mark Garten

Catch Up With SI’s Contribution to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

SI UN Representatives Martina Gredler, Marion Prechtl and Christine Peer, together with SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, Linda Witong and SI Club Member Dora Vrdlovec attended the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ). The theme of the event was: 'The responsibility of effective, fair,

Dora Vrdlovec reports from the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

A blog by Dora Vrdlovec, SI Club Wien Belvedere, Vienna "The 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) met 20 -24 May  at the United Nations (UN), Vienna, to discuss “the responsibility of effective, fair, humane and accountable criminal justice systems in preventing and countering

Contemporary Enslavement and Trafficking of Women and Girls – UNODC Vienna

Around 800 Government representatives, crime experts and civil society partners met in Vienna, 15 - 19 October,  2018, for the Ninth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC). Approaching its 20th anniversary in 2020, this instrument is now being

SI President’s Post: Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

It is a privilege to represent Soroptimist International at the 26th session of the CCPCJ (Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice) held in Vienna from 22 – 26 May 2017..   There are plenary sessions and side events. The Tuesday 23 May side event sessions on violence against women

SI President-Elect speaks at ‘Safeguarding the Environment and Sustainable use of Water Resources’.

ACUNS Vienna-UN Annual Conference 'Implementing the 2030 Agenda: A New Vision for Development – The Contributions of UN Vienna-based Organizations', took place 17-19 January 2017. Hosted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the conference brought together major-stakeholders, including the diplomatic community, academics and civil society organisations

International Round Table on Child Trafficking

by SI UN Rep Vienna Dora Vrdlovec "The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe IDM, organized the International Round Table Preventing Human Trafficking and Combating Child Trafficking & Exploitation in Europe, supported by the Austrian Federal Ministers for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, for Education and Women,

Vienna: the global challenges of transnational organized crime

Around 800 government representatives, crime experts and civil society partners are expected to meet this week 17-21 October, to discuss the global challenges of transnational organized crime. The eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) promotes the strategies needed

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