political economy

Focuses on the distribution of power and wealth between different groups and individuals, and on the processes that create, sustain and transform these relationships over time

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.

Fabian Zhilla

Fabian Zhilla

Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime, Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime

Emilia Ziosi

Emilia Ziosi

University of Oxford

Dimitris Ziouvas

Dimitris Ziouvas

Professor, Panteion University of Athens for Social and Political Sciences

Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic

Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic

Ambassador, Senior Advisor, GI-TOC


Drugs and development debate in Africa - Drugs and Development Hub

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

The private sector and organized crime

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Yuliya Zabyelina Kimberley L. Thachuk Daan van Uhm Marco Dugato Caterina Paternoster Thi Hoang

The politics of violence in Mexico and Central America

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Romain Le Cour Grandmaison Markus Hochmüller Sandra Ley Gema Kloppe-Santamaría Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Breaking drug policy silos: Examples from France and Canada

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

Statistical analysis of organized crime in France

02 December 2021, 10:00 AM
Zoé Gallos Alexis Gerbeaux Helena Farrand Carrapico Amandine Sourd

Enforcing sanctions regulations in Europe

13 October 2022, 01:00 PM
Francesco Giumelli Heleen over de Linden Willem Geelhoed

Conflict, illicit economies, and community resilience

13 October 2022, 02:30 PM
Guillermo Vazquez del Mercado Summer Walker Mariana Botero Restrepo Kingsley Madueke Americo Maluana Lyes Tagziria

Organized crime in the UK

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

The intersection between illicit economies and instability in West Africa

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


13 October 2022, 05:30 PM
Ruggero Scaturro Kristina Amerhauser Anna Sergi Fatjona Mejdini

Targeted sanctions and organized crime: An examination of the current state of knowledge on implementation and impact

13 October 2022, 07:00 PM
Amanda Kadlec Tom Keatinge Kimberly Gianopoulos Cathy Haenlein

Organized crime and Russian-Ukrainian War

13 October 2022, 07:00 PM
Dina Siegel Maryja Šupa Aleksandras Dobryninas Oleksii Serdiuk Anna Markovska André Duffles Teixeira Aranega

Transforming trauma as preventative strategy: Trauma-informed approaches to nurturing resilience against organised crime in at-risk youth

13 October 2022, 08:30 PM
Barbara Collier Judy-Ann Cilliers Dorcas Ettang Agatha Lebethe

Illicit economies and (in)security in South Asia

14 October 2022, 05:30 AM
Aaron Magunna Siosi Tameifuna Anne-Therese Heckendorff Yoana Barakova

Going local: European cities and the fight against organised crime

14 October 2022, 07:00 AM
Karin Wilschut Susan Donkin Sybille Wilfer Marty J. Stanicic Tatiana Morales

European white-collar crime: Exploring the nature of European realities

14 October 2022, 07:00 AM
Wim Huisman Nicholas Lord Éva Veronika Inzelt Katie Benson Jon Davies

COVID-19 and organized crime

14 October 2022, 11:30 AM
Cosimo Sidoti Anna Laskai Lorenzo Vertemati Marco Dugato Stephen Asare Abankwah King Carl Tornam Duho, ACMA CGMA CA

Understanding the new geographies of organized crime

18 October 2023, 01:00 PM
Alex Bish Lauren Pearson Emilia Ziosi Ella Cockbain

Monitoring the evolution of illicit economies in Afghanistan

18 October 2023, 02:30 PM
John Collins Arian Sharifi Heather Marquette Alastair MacBeath

The impact of organised crime on communities

18 October 2023, 02:30 PM
Anna Quigley Dawn Russell Trina O'Connor Patrícia Neves

Cities and Illicit Economies: criminal power and the impact on urban governance and democracy

18 October 2023, 04:00 PM
Joana Monteiro Antônio Sampaio Martin Bisp Emma Elfversson Andrea  Varsori

Organized Corruption: Political Financing in the Western Balkans

19 October 2023, 08:30 AM
Dimitris Ziouvas Fabian Zhilla Ioannis Vlassis Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic Eldan Mujanovic Mentor Vrajolli

The Future of OC: Possible Futures, Possible Actions

19 October 2023, 01:00 PM
Zineb Benalla Shirleen Chin Lorenzo Pasculli Phil Williams Maria Khoruk