Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | What, When at UN: 
  • Headquarters closed Tuesday for official UN holiday…
  • On Wednesday, UN marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons…
  • Secretary-General travels to Costa Rica…

On first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, UN calls for action to eradicate scourge

Emphasizing that the practice of slavery still plagues modern society, the United Nations marked its first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons by calling on the international community to end impunity for perpetrators and help victims, especially women and children, who continue to be particularly vulnerable to the perfidious trade.



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