Countering trafficking and smuggling in the Mediterranean: challenges, good practices and the ways forward in protecting the most vulnerable people
The expert meeting entitled “Countering trafficking and smuggling in the Mediterranean: c
On the occasion of the second annual World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the Principals of eight of the world’s key organizations working to tackle this crime have come together to issue a special statement.
Ms. Antonia Marie De Meo, Director of UNICRI, and Mr. Albrecht Freiherr von Böselager, Grand Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Sovereign Order of Malta, signed an agreement between the two organizations to strengthen cooperation in the field of crime prevention and international justice.
This agreement lays the foundation for the design and implementation of training programmes in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice as well as for joint activities to respond to crises and emergences.
Message from the Director of UNICRI: Antonia Marie De Meo.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is fundamentally changing how we live, how we work, how we communicate, and how we move around. It is transforming our world socially, economically and politically. The potential is boundless, but the risks are also growing.
In Mozambique persons with albinism are estimated at 20,000 to 30,000 individuals, a relatively small group, which is dispersed across the country. Even though albinism is a natural inherited condition, persons with albinism are subject to discrimination, exclusion, verbal and physical violent attacks, which can amount to body part and organ removal, organ trafficking and murder.