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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2022 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

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For information only - not an official document

17 January 2023


Media briefing under embargo

on the

2022 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 

When: Thursday, 19 January 2023 from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs, Vienna time (CET)  

Where: In person at the Vienna International Centre, UNIS media hub (C0225A),

or online - link will be shared upon registration.


  • Angela Me, Chief, UNODC Research
  • Fabrizio Sarrica, Team Leader - UNODC Research on Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants

Please note: The 2022 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons and all data presented at the briefing are under embargo until 01:00 a.m. Vienna time on 24 January 2023.

Short Summary:

The 2022 reportis the seventh of its kind, covering 141 countries and is an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at global, regional, and national levels, which is based on trafficking cases detected between 2017 and 2021. The findings are further informed by analysis of 800 court case summaries. The main findings are accompanied by detailed suggestions for policy makers to use to help formulate effective responses to each associated issue.

Registration:Please register through this link:

  • to attend the press briefing, either online or in person,
  • for an advanced, embargoed copy of the 2022 GLOTIP Report, and
  • for interview requests.

Journalists who plan to attend in person and are not accredited to the UN in Vienna, need to registerbefore COB on Wednesday 18 January by submitting the online form (same link as above). 

Registration for online attendance closes one hour before the launch.


Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtags #EndHumanTrafficking and follow @UNODC for updates.

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For further information, please contact:

Brian Hansford
Chief, UNODC Advocacy Section 
Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-3225 
Email: brian.hansford[at]