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World community has ‘collective responsibility’ to stop human trafficking, support victims – UN chief

21 November 2017 – Briefing the Security Council Tuesday, top United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and the head of the Organization’s anti-crime office, underscored the international community’s collective responsibility to stop criminals and terrorists from preying on vulnerable populations and migrants.


Integrating entertainment with philanthropy, UN shines a spotlight on World TV Day

21 November 2017 – On World TV Day, the United Nations put its spotlight on the key role television plays in focusing the world's attention on a wide array of issues – ranging from the environment to conflicts and other pressing economic and social issues.


UN warns of trafficking, sexual abuse in shadow of Rohingya refugee crisis

14 November 2017 – Human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, the United Nations migration agency has found.