Video of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking

"Improving the coordination of efforts against trafficking in persons", Special High-level event (UNODC)

Special high–level event on “Improving the coordination of efforts against trafficking in persons” (on the occasion of the first observation of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons established by General Assembly resolution 68/192 of 18 December 2013) (co-organized by the Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)). 14 July 2014

Italy Breaking the Slave Trade

It’s one of the most lucrative businesses in the world, generating billions of dollars while destroying millions of lives. It trades in the most precious commodity – human beings – many of whom end up as sex slaves. One woman is dedicated to stopping human trafficking or, as she calls it, modern day slavery. (3 min 35 sec -- 2014)

Transcript (Word)

20 Years of the UN Trafficking in Persons Protocol The road ahead (UNODC)
Siobhán Mullally, UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons

“Significant work remains to be done to ensure effective implementation of the protocol and its human rights commitments on the ground.”