Head of UN anti-crime agency calls for greater efforts against human trafficking

The head of the United Nations anti-crime agency has urged governments, businesses and civil society to boost their efforts to combat human trafficking, including by increasing awareness of the problem and providing greater resources to tackle it.

Italian official appointed new head of UN Office at Vienna

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today appointed a senior banking executive from Italy as the new Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) and head of the UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention.