Blog by Linda Witong, SI Advocacy Advisor. According to the recently released Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, female victims continue to be particularly affected by trafficking in persons. In 2018 for every 10 victims detected globally, about five were adult women and two were girls. About one third of the
This edition follows the activities of SI's United Nations Representatives in Vienna. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), the UN Industrial Development Office (UNIDO) and the UN Convention on Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC) are all based in Vienna.
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,
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
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
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
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
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,
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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