NEXUS in Vienna for UNODC Expert Group Meeting Consultations (December 2017)

VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 11-12 December 2017 – NEXUS Senior Researcher Rebecca Surtees participated in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Expert Group Meeting Consultations on trafficking in persons in conflict situations, as part of the preparation for UNODC’s Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018. A small group of global trafficking experts and researchers gathered to discuss trafficking in persons in conflict situations, including stages of conflict and particular vulnerabilities at each stage, and trafficking patterns in conflict situations. The meeting was part of UNODC’s response to the 2016 United Nations Security Resolution 2331, which requested the office to, inter alia, collect data on trafficking in persons in the context of conflict situations.