Zineb Benalla Maria Khoruk Phil Williams Shirleen Chin Lorenzo Pasculli

The Future of OC: Possible Futures, Possible Actions

A Talk by Zineb Benalla , Dr Phil Williams , Shirleen Chin , Lorenzo Pasculli and Maria Khoruk

About this Talk

Organized crime has evolved rapidly and dramatically in the past twenty years. How might it evolve in the next two decades? What can be done to prevent and reduce certain harms? This panel looks at possible future trajectories of organized crime and discusses the building blocks of a global strategy to counter-act them. Join us for an interesting discussion that offers both academic insights about the future and possible policy responses for the present.

19 October 2023, 01:00 PM

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

About The Speakers

Zineb Benalla

Zineb Benalla

International expert CT; P/CVE; DDR and Peace Building


Phil Williams

Dr Phil Williams

Professor Emeritus, Universirty of Pittsburgh

A scholar of US-Soviet relations who, after the Cold War ended, focused on transnational organized crime and the threats it poses to human, national, and international security.


Shirleen Chin

Shirleen Chin

Director, Green Transparency

International Legal Consultant and Expert on Strategic Advocacy (Green Transparency), Member of Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime and IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law


Lorenzo Pasculli

Lorenzo Pasculli

UCL, Department of Security and Crime Science / Dawes Centre for Future Crime, UCL

Lorenzo has a PhD in Comparative and European Legal Studies from the University of Trento with a specialisation in Criminal Law and Procedure and Philosophy of Law. He teaches organised crime and he authored numerous publications on relevant issues.


Maria Khoruk

Maria Khoruk

Analyst, GI-TOC