Governments will address human trafficking in the United Nations in Vienna
Ten years after the adoption of the of the United Nations Trafficking in Persons Protocol, parties are meeting to review the achievements and challenges of the fight against human trafficking and other forms of transnational crime. The fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime will take place in Vienna from 18 to 22 October.
During the week, representatives from Member States will address different serious crimes such as trafficking in persons and firearms and migrant smuggling, as well as other emerging issues such as cybercrime and environmental crime. Governments will discuss international collaboration against human trafficking and multi-stakeholder cooperation related to legal responses, law enforcement and criminal justice.
As part of the session, UN.GIFT will present the exhibition: Vulnerability. Exploitation and Action, a photo documentation on child trafficking routes by the photographer A. Scotti. The UN.GIFT Catalogue, a compilation of UN.GIFT's most relevant work will be launched during the session, as well as the Victim Translation Assistance (VITA) Tool. UN.GIFT will also host the side-event Multi-stakeholder cooperation on trafficking in persons: UN.GIFT Results.