Volume 4, Issue 35 / October 2013
Shortage of organs leading to increased human trafficking, warns UN expert
A growing number of people are exploited and compelled by need or by force to provide organs for transplantation to people within their own countries or abroad, the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, warned during her address at the UN General Assembly.
OSCE Special Representative calls for business community to step up efforts to eliminate human trafficking
The OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, called on global businesses to renew their commitment to stamp out human trafficking across the supply chain at a roundtable discussion hosted by the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 10 October 2013.