10 October, 2012
Joke Silva Appointed as UNDOC Ambassador
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Tuesday named Nollywood Actress Joke Silva as its `Goodwill Ambassadors’, in the fight against human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria.
The UN Resident Coordinator, Ms Angela Atangana, introduced the ambassadors as renowned actress, Mrs Joke Silva during the launch of “I am priceless”, a campaign against human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
The campaign entitled ‘Promoting better management of migration in Nigeria, by combating and reducing irregular migration that occurs, inter-alia, through trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants’ is sponsored by the EU in partnership with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) and the Nigerian Immigration Service.