drug trafficking

Drug trafficking is a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws.

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Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Dr Reychad Abdool

Dr Reychad Abdool

African Union

Felia Allum

Felia Allum

Polis, University of Bath

Bernice Auma Apondi

Bernice Auma Apondi

VOCAL- Kenya

Li-Fung Cho

Li-Fung Cho

Lecturer, University of Hong Kong Department of Sociology

Associate Professor Cassandra Cross

Associate Professor Cassandra Cross

Queensland University of Technology

Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Head of Security Research Programs, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego

Anine Kriegler

Anine Kriegler

University of Cape Town

Karen Laidler

Karen Laidler

Director, Centre for Criminology, University of Hong Kong

Maria-Goretti Loglo

Maria-Goretti Loglo

Africa Consultant, IDPC

Professor Anna Sergi

Professor Anna Sergi

University of Essex

Dina Siegel

Dina Siegel

Utrecht University, Utrecht University / CIROC

Amanda Whitfort

Amanda Whitfort

Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Adriana Abdenur

Adriana Abdenur

Executive Director, Plataforma CIPÓ

Victor Akpan

Victor Akpan

Marcos Alan Ferreira

Marcos Alan Ferreira

Associate Professor, Universidade Federal da Paraiba

Dr Etannibi Alemika

Dr Etannibi Alemika

Professor of Criminology, N/A

Déborah Alimi

Déborah Alimi

Jose Pablo Ampudia

Jose Pablo Ampudia

DAI

Concepción Anguita Olmedo

Concepción Anguita Olmedo

Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Marco Antonelli

Marco Antonelli

Scuola Normale Superiore

Marija Atanaskova

Marija Atanaskova

RUSI Europe

Mariano Bartolomé

Mariano Bartolomé

Ved Baruah

Ved Baruah

Stefano Becucci

Stefano Becucci

University of Florence

Eleanor Beevor

Eleanor Beevor

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Talks

Drugs and development debate in Africa - Drugs and Development Hub

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Maria-Goretti Loglo Dr Reychad Abdool John Collins Anine Kriegler Bernice Auma Apondi Anna Paus

Breaking drug policy silos: Examples from France and Canada

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Laurie Wdowiak Marie Jauffret-Roustide Karine Bertrand Déborah Alimi

Organized crime in Latin America: What is new?

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Marcos Alan Ferreira Adriana Abdenur Concepción Anguita Olmedo Andrea Oelsner Carolina Sampó Mariano Bartolomé

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
Louise Shelley Edward Huang Layla Hashemi Damon McCoy

Regulation of smuggling and circulation of drugs in China and India: A historical review

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Ved Baruah Ya-kai Wang Yun Huang

Comparative perspectives on illicit crop economies and non-punitive rural drug policies

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Romain Le Cour Grandmaison David Restrepo Maria López-Uribe María Alejandra Vélez

Expanding beyond cocaine: Rising polycriminality along the ‘cocaine route’

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Alejandro Lerch Marija Atanaskova Sasha Jesperson Martin Verrier

Organized crime and drugs in the Netherlands

02 December 2021, 08:30 AM
Hans Nelen Karin van Wingerde Roland Moerland Lieselot Bisschop

Illicit Economies in Asia: Changes, effects and futures

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Amanda Whitfort Li-Fung Cho Cassandra Cross Karen Laidler Katie Lowe Emiline Smith

Drug markets in Ireland and Scotland: Problems and possible solutions?

02 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Tony Duffin Jack Nolan Fiona Gilbertson DAVE LIDDELL Sheelagh Brady

Africa and drugs: Rewriting the tale? Presenting the forthcoming JIED Special issue on drugs markets and policies in Africa

13 October 2022, 04:00 PM
Bernice Auma Apondi Déborah Alimi Charity Monareng Clemence Rusenga Daniel Brombacher

Organized crime in the UK

13 October 2022, 04:00 PM
Stan Gilmour Felia Allum Ella Cockbain Francisco Garcia

The intersection between illicit economies and instability in West Africa

13 October 2022, 05:30 PM
Mouhamadou Kane Lyes Tagziria Freedom Onuoha Eleanor Beevor Kingsley Madueke

Transforming the war on drugs: Victims, warriors, and vulnerable regions

13 October 2022, 07:00 PM
Annette Idler John Pokoo Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara Mónica Serrano Carlos Pérez Ricart

Legalizing the drug wars: A regulatory history of UN drug control

13 October 2022, 08:30 PM
Déborah Alimi John Collins William McAllister Virginia Berridge

The illogic character of drug trafficking: Counterintuitive routes and strategies

13 October 2022, 08:30 PM
Christian Vianna de Azevedo Luca Raineri Anna Sergi Josefina Salomon Carolina Sampó

Cocaine hoppers: Nigerian international cocaine trafficking

13 October 2022, 10:00 PM
Damián Zaitch Victor Akpan Jude Roys Oboh Stefano Becucci

How US policy shapes organized crime in Mexico

13 October 2022, 10:00 PM
Mónica Meltis Luis Daniel Vazquez Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Olivia Leon Gabriel Mondragón Toledo Michael Chamberlin

Trying to make it the enterprises, gangs, and people of the American drug trade

14 October 2022, 01:00 AM
Rebecca Wickes R. V. Gundur Tim Lauger Guadalupe Correa Cabrera Christian Bolden

Legal regulation of drugs: A policy to transform the state and organized criminal organizations

14 October 2022, 01:00 AM
Amaya Ordorika David Restrepo Nazlee Maghsoudi Zara Snapp

Drugs trafficking

14 October 2022, 08:30 AM
Marco Antonelli Deborah Manzi Toine Spapens Dina Siegel Anthony Morgan

What's hiding in the shadows? Insights from comparative research on illicit drug trafficking

14 October 2022, 01:00 PM
Ruggero Scaturro Erica Marat Gulzat Botoeva

Narcas, The Secret Rise of Women in Latin America's Cartels + The War on Dirty Money

18 October 2023, 01:00 PM
Elaine Carey Mariola Marzouk Deborah Bonello Tristram Hicks

Invisible women in drug economies and gender sensitive drug policies

18 October 2023, 05:30 PM
Cecilia Farfán-Méndez Sarah David Nara Denilse de Araujo Adela Llatja Jennifer Fleetwood

Organized crime in Latin America

18 October 2023, 07:00 PM
Damián Zaitch Sarah W. Hirsch Juan Corredor-Garcia Fausto Carbajal-Glass Jose Pablo Ampudia