Schedule

With over 320 experts and 79 sessions, we couldn't be more excited about our second edition of the 24-hour conference on global organized crime #OC24.
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2021/12/01

Taking the measure of crime: The 2021 Global Organized Crime Index

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Laura Adal, Kosyo Ivanov, Antônio Sampaio & Lyes Tagziria The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, GI-TOC, GI-TOC & Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Towards a ‘blue’ criminology: How should we study transnational organised crime at sea?

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Professor Tim Edmunds, Dr. Mercedes Rosello, Professor Anna Sergi, Professor Nigel South & Dr. Scott Edwards University of Bristol, Leeds Beckett University, University of Essex & University of Bristol
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The truth about modern slavery

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Ella Cockbain, Emily Kenway, Roy McComb & Cameron Thibos UCL, Independent & openDemocracy
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Hiding dirty money in plain sight – A case study on following the money

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Tuesday Reitano, Aubrey A 'Gus' Jones, David Tryee & Niels van der Meulen The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime & RIEC Amsterdam-Amstelland
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Ndrangheta and Rinascita Scott trial

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Annamaria Frustaci, Francesca Longo & Antonio Nicaso Queen's University
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Crime and music

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Dina Siegel, Frank Bovenkerk, Dr. Jeffrey McIllwain & Rene van Swaaningen Utrecht University/CIROC & San Diego State University
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Drugs and development debate in Africa - Drugs and Development Hub

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Bernice Auma Apondi, John Collins, Anine Kriegler, Maria-Goretti Loglo, Dr Reychad Abdool & Anna Paus VOCAL- Kenya, GI-TOC, University of Cape Town, IDPC, African Union & Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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Organised oil crime in Nigeria. The Delta paradox: Organised criminals or community saviours?

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Omolara Balogun, Robin Cartwright & Oluwole Ojewale
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How to use a comic book to have a conversation with children and young people who are at risk

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Isabel Domingo Rudgley, Eliah English, Paul Nelson, Dean Richards & Grace Robinson Liberty Lines Project CIC, Liberty Lines Project, Sovereign Comics Limited & Black Box Research and Consultancy
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Expert networks addressing TOC

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
David Kaplan, Iris Oustinoff, Carolina Sampó & Livia Wagner The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, Conicet, Argentina & Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Organized crime, mediation, and violence: Is mediation an avenue for tackling violence? Lessons learned and best practices

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Felipe Botero, Yvette Chesson-Wureh, Juan Camilo Cock, Oscar Escobar & Benjamin Smith GI-TOC, Fundación Alvaralice & Centre for Humanitarian Diaolgue
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Graphic narratives of organised crime, gender and power in Europe

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Felia Allum, Dr. Frederik Byrn Køhlert, Dr Kate Thomas & Brittany VandeBerg Gilmer Polis, University of Bath, University of East Anglia, Birmingham City University & University of Alabama
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Development response to organized crime: Perspectives from the UK and the US

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Jonathan Bhalla, Phyllis Dininio, Sasha Jesperson, Simon Mills & Brooke Stearns Lawson PhD UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, Management Systems International & USAID
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Mainstreaming gender and human rights in the implementation of the Organized Crime Convention (UNTOC)

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Adam Baird, Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Riikka Puttonen & Helene Tigroudja Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego & UNODC
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The private sector and organized crime

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Marco Dugato, Thi Hoang, Caterina Paternoster, Christoph Rausch, Kimberley L. Thachuk, Daan van Uhm & Yuliya Zabyelina Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Transcrime, The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore & John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
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Breaking drug policy silos: Examples from France and Canada

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Déborah Alimi, Karine Bertrand, Marie Jauffret-Roustide & Laurie Wdowiak Inserm - Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Fr)
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The politics of violence in Mexico and Central America

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Markus Hochmüller, Gema Kloppe-Santamaría, Romain Le Cour Grandmaison & Sandra Ley Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego, Pembroke College Oxford, Noria Research / Paris-1 Panthéon Sorbonne - & CIDE
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Organized corruption: Manifestations, impact and remedies

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Bojan Dobovsek, Eldan Mujanovic, Suncana Roksandic & Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic University of Maribor, University of Sarajevo & GI-TOC
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How useful is it to confiscate mafia assets in Europe in 2021: The example of France

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Thierry Charles, Virginia Comolli, Arnaud de Laguiche, Francois Fameli & Michele Mosca Solidarites Nouvelles pour le Logement, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, Agence de gestion et recouvrement des avoirs saisis et confisqués (AGRASC), Crim'HALT & Department of Political Science University of Naples 'Federico II'
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Cyberspace as the new battlefield

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Juan Manuel Aguilar-Antonio, Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera, Mariana Díaz García, Alba Gabriela Garay Romero & Paloma Mendoza The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
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Organized crime in Latin America: What is new?

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Adriana Abdenur, Marcos Alan Ferreira, Concepción Anguita Olmedo, Mariano Bartolomé, Andrea Oelsner & Carolina Sampó Plataforma CIPÓ, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Universidad Complutense de Madrid & Conicet, Argentina
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Criminal gangs

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Judy-Ann Cilliers, Paul Friedberg, Andrew Miller, Hernan Mondani, Amir Rostami & Lin van Schalkwyk MathMoms, cellebrite, United States Naval Academy & Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent University
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Organised crime in France

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Déborah Alimi, Jacques Follorou, Tommaso Giuriati & Fabrice Rizzoli Université de Corse - Pasquale Paoli
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Organized crime during the COVID-19 pandemic

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Marco Antonelli, Leo Lin, Rossella Merlino, Francesca Rispoli & Camilo Tamayo Gomez University of Pisa, Bangor University, University of Pisa & The University of Huddersfield (UK)
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Organized financial crimes and fraud

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Jay Albanese, Maria Jofre, Anna Laskai & Frauke Wittevrongel Virginia Commonwealth University, Transcrime & Ghent University
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Criminalisation of victims of human trafficking – An overview of domestic and international legal frameworks post UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Lucia Bird Bird, Phil Brewer & Philippa Southwell Human Trafficking Foundation
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Los Plebes - Young people working for Mexican Cartels

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Karina Garcia Reyes & Eduardo Giralt Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego & Los Plebes
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Assistance to victims of trafficking in persons

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera, Raquel Caspi, Mayra Hernandez-Figueroa & Livia Wagner Back Home & Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
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Partnerships for peace: Standing up against violence one destroyed weapon at a time

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Héctor Carrillo, Elba Chacon, Montserrat Deu Pons & Laura-Lee Gillion IM Swedish Development Partner & IM Sweden
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Illicit product counterfeit markets: Examining stakeholder roles and effects

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Dilara Bural, Dustin Cooley, Branislav Hock, Dr David Shepherd & Dr. Jeremy M. Wilson University of Portsmouth & Michigan State University
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Criminal business models and enablers

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Aleksandras Dobryninas, Diorella Islas, Hai Luong, Anna-Greta Pekkarinen, Maryja Šupa & Donato Vozza Vilnius University, Women In International Security, RMIT University, European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI), Vilnius University & University of Roehampton
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Cars, gold, and territories: Trends of organized crime in Brazil

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Gabriel Feltran, Carolina Grillo, Ana Carolina Haliuc Bragança, Janaina Maldonado & Luiz Guilherme Paiva UFSCar, Fluminense Federal University, Ministério Público Federal (Federal Prosecution Service - Brazil), German Institute for Global and Area Studies/Universität Hamburg & Centre for the Analysis of Liberty and Authoritarianism
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Above and below the waterline: Combating illegal take and trade of marine and terrestrial species through a new global agreement on wildlife crime

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Jorge Caillaux, Daniel Kachelriess, Lishu Li, Alice Pasqualato, John Scanlon & Tanya Wyatt Peruvian Society for Environmetal Law -SPDA, Sea Shepherd Legal & Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime
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Criminal networks

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Professor Anna Sergi, Professor David Bright, Ana Carolina Guerreiro, Philip Jones, Filipa Silva & Pedro Sousa Deakin University & University of Porto, Faculty of Law and School of Criminology
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Organized crime and corruption

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Heather Marquette, Elizabeth Sáenz & Dr. Fernando Zarabozo Fernando Gabriel Zarabozo Zarabozo Law Firm
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2021/12/02

Money laundering

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Dr Nicholas Gilmour, Mr Dirk Robertson, Crispin Yuen, Jo-Anne Kramer & Mirko Nazzari Southampton Solent Univsiety, Automic Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) & Transcrime - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
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Organized environmental crimes

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Dr. Meredith Gore, Juneseo Hwang, Willis Okumu & Yuliya Zabyelina University of Maryland, Queen's University Belfast & John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
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Organized crime in Brazil

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Alice Alves Casanova, Camila Dias, André Duffles Teixeira Aranega, Giselle Florentino, Gabriel Funari & Andrea Varsori Brazilian Naval War College - PPGEM, Right to Memory and Racial Justice Initiative, University of Oxford & University of Huddersfield
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Organized crime and urban violence

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Fausto Carbajal-Glass, Andrea Julieth Pelaez, Zachary Porreca, Maria Puolakkainen & Luis Daniel Santiago Delphi Integrated Solutions, EAFIT University & West Virginia University
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Preventing forced labor in supply chains post-Covid

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Christina Bui, Kevin Hyland, John Vu & Diep Vuong Matera Alliance Inc.
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Intelligence and its role on countering transnational organised crime

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Mario Abrego, Estefania Bernal, Diorella Islas & Ana Velasco Women In International Security & Women In International Security
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Comparative perspectives on illicit crop economies and non-punitive rural drug policies

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Romain Le Cour Grandmaison, Maria López-Uribe, David Restrepo & María Alejandra Vélez Noria Research / Paris-1 Panthéon Sorbonne -, Universidad de los Andes & Los Andes University
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Regulation of smuggling and circulation of drugs in China and India: A historical review

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Ved Baruah, Dr Yun Huang, Ya-kai Wang & Yong-an Zhang Shanghai University & Shanghai University
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The exponential growth of counterfeit PPE and other counterfeits during the COVID pandemic: Illicit trade in the open and dark web

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Layla Hashemi, Edward Huang, Damon McCoy & Louise Shelley TraCCC & George Mason University
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Criminal dynamics, illicit markets and violence in Latin America

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Sérgio Adorno, Arturo Alvarado Mendoza, Camila Dias & Veronica Zubillaga
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Organized crime: Human trafficking, contraband and repression

02 December 2021, 02:30 AM
Mathew Charles, Taciana Santos de Souza, Leo Lin & Maria Zuppello Universidad del Rosario
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Critical review of Mexico’s security policy

02 December 2021, 02:30 AM
Dawn Marie Paley, Luis Daniel Santiago, Zara Snapp & Oswaldo Zavala
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Narco-terrorism in South Asia

02 December 2021, 04:00 AM
Celine Burke, Lisa Dudek, Anne-Therese Heckendorff & Aaron Magunna European Foundation for South Asian Studies, Non-profit organization/think tank & European Foundation for South Asian Studies
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Governance and redistribution of criminal assets

02 December 2021, 04:00 AM
Fabrizio Consentino, Ludovica Ioppolo & Ariadna H. Ochnio Ph.D. Istat & Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
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Organized crime and animals

02 December 2021, 05:30 AM
Israel Martínez, Aitor Ibáñez Alonso, Andrea Stefanus & Daan van Uhm
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Organized crime - terrorism nexus

02 December 2021, 05:30 AM
Lucas da Silva Almeida, R. V. Gundur, Kumail Jillisger & Khamal Patterson Northeastern University, Flinders University & The University of Mississippi, Center for Air and Space Law
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Understanding biker crime: Perspectives from the Netherlands and Australia

02 December 2021, 05:30 AM
Dr Christopher Dowling, Sjoukje van Deuren & Miss Isabella Voce Australian Institute of Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Australian Institute of Criminology
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Nigerian organized crime

02 December 2021, 05:30 AM
Augustine B. Aboh, Stefano Becucci, Dr. ir. Jude Roys Oboh & Dr Dany Franck A. Tiwa Tiwa University of Calabar, Nigeria, University of Florence & African Centre for Crime and Security Studies
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The Stories Within: Encounters with South African prisons and its people

02 December 2021, 05:30 AM
Judy-Ann Cilliers, Sigrid Raets, Nanine Steenkamp & Lin van Schalkwyk MathMoms, Ghent University & Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent University
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Approaches to outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Netherlands and Australia

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Arjan Blokland, Timothy Cubitt, Christian Klement, Anthony Morgan & Teun van Ruitenburg NSCR, Australian Institute of Criminology & Australian Institute of Criminology
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Human trafficking in Europe

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Sara Mariella Lambertini, Silvia Rodriguez-Lopez, Ruggero Scaturro & Giada Volpato University of Naples Federico II, University of A Coruna & GI-TOC
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Online intermediaries and illicit trafficking: Addressing the illicit online trade in cultural property, wildlife and falsified medical products

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Abimbola Adebakin CPT, Dr Neil Brodie, Riikka Puttonen & Ling Xu Advantage Health Africa, University of Oxford, UNODC & TRAFFIC China
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Unpacking cybercrime

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Anita Lavorgna, Veronika Nagy, Claire van den Eeden & Nguyen Van Trong University of Southampton, Research and Documentation Centre & Vietnam Police Academy
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Assessing the impacts of global firearms instruments

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Emile LeBrun, Monica Massari, Christian Ponti & Gergely Hideg Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, University of Milan & Kennis / Small Arms Survey
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Organized crime and drugs in the Netherlands

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Lieselot Bisschop, Roland Moerland, Hans Nelen & Karin van Wingerde Erasmus University Rotterdam, Maastricht University & Maastricht University, Faculty of Law
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Tech against the illegal wildlife trade

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Theo Clement Ph.D, Debayan Deb, Simone Haysom, Wahyu Nurbandi & Louise Taylor Global Initiative
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Understanding the modernisation of a mafia: The case of the Neapolitan Camorra

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Felia Allum, Luciano Brancaccio, Carolina Castellano, Ernesto De Nito, Federico Esposito & Daniela Irrera Polis, University of Bath, università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, University of Salerno & University of Naples Federico II
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Expanding beyond cocaine: Rising polycriminality along the ‘cocaine route’

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Marija Atanaskova, Sasha Jesperson, Alejandro Lerch & Martin Verrier RUSI Europe, Graduate Institute of Geneva & RUSI
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Toxic trading – How to investigate and prosecute waste trafficking: An interactive demonstration

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Matthew Baird, John Dourlay & Flavia Romiti UNODC & UNODC
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The illicit mining and trade of extractives in Africa

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Abdelkader Abderrahmane, Mohamed Daghar, Oluwole Ojewale & Kiran Pereira Institute for Security Studies, Institute for Security Studies & Sand Stories
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Statistical analysis of organized crime in France

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Helena Carrapico, Zoé Gallos, Alexis Gerbeaux & Amandine Sourd SSMSI/Ministry of Interior
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Strengthening resilience in the Western Balkans: Challenges and opportunities for civil society

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Kristina Amerhauser, Dajana Berisha, Metodi Hadij Janev & Ivana Vojvodic GI-TOC & Non-Governmental Organization
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Gender and organized crime in Italy

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Ombretta Ingrascì & Rossella Merlino Bangor University
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Illicit Economies in Asia: Changes, effects and futures

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Li Cho, Cassandra Cross, Karen Laidler, Katie Lowe, Emiline Smith & Amanda Whitfort University of Hong Kong & University of Glasgow
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Green-collar crimes and the illegal wildlife trade in Europe

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Rosaleen Duffy, Laura Gutierrez, Dr George Iordachescu & Dr Teresa Lappe-Osthege The University of Sheffield & University of Sheffield
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Italian mafias in Europe: From text to context

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Professor Anna Sergi, Margherita Bettoni, Francesco Calderoni, Zora Hauser & Alice Rizzuti Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Transcrime & University of Hull
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Developing a network disruption strategy

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Jane Mulcahy, Catherine Naughton & Sean Redmond
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Organized crime in Africa

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Abdelkader Abderrahmane, Mohamed Daghar, King Carl Tornam Duho, Dr Derica Lambrechts, Stephen Musau & Erzuah Nvidah Institute for Security Studies, Institute for Security Studies, Dataking Research Lab, Dataking Consulting, Stellenbosch University & Dataking Research Lab, Dataking Consulting
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Trading life: Organ trafficking, illicit networks, and exploitation

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Dr Seán Columb, Guadalupe Correa Cabrera & Associate Professor, Dr Mary Young University of Liverpool, George Mason University & University of the West of England
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Devolution, urban growth role and the surge of gangs in Kenya

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Beatrix Chepkoech, Joyce Kimani, Mohammed Mwinyi, Esther Njeri & Willie Oeba Midrift Human Rights Network & Youth Bila Noma
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Drug markets in Ireland and Scotland: Problems and possible solutions?

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Sheelagh Brady, Tony Duffin, Fiona Gilbertson, Dave Liddlell & Dr Jack Nolan Ana Liffey Drug Project & An Garda Síochana
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Rio's 'jogo do bicho' [gambling] organisation: Brazil's unknown 'cosa nostra'

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Amy Chazkel, John Dickie, Damian Platt & Damian Zaitch Columbia University
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Criminal clans, families and structures

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Dina Siegel, Mahmoud Jaraba, Alexandre Kukhianidze & Olena Shostko Utrecht University/CIROC, The Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE), Department of Political Science & PRIVATE INSTITUTION «UKRAINIAN CENTER OF LEGAL STUDIES»
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Civil society engagement against transnational organized crime: An overview

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Mirjam Beike, Anders Frantzen & Farai Maguwu Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice & Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd
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