SEACOP/CRIMJUST deliver Joint Seminar on Integral Protection Against New Maritime Threats in Peru

Last week, two projects of the EU Global Illicit Flows Programme -SEACOP and CRIMJUST- joined forces to organise a seminar aimed at enhancing the capabilities of the Peruvian Maritime Intelligence Unit in Callao, Peru. Launched on Monday 13 May 2024, the seminar’s opening ceremony witnessed the participation of representatives from the National Port Authority, the…

Strengthening Oversight and Accountability: CRIMJUST Workshop on Torture Prevention in The Gambia

CRIMJUST joined forces with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to enhance oversight and accountability mechanisms in The Gambia. Held in Banjul 4-6 March 2024, a Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop focused on fostering institutional integrity, accountability, and incorporating human rights and gender perspectives…

CRIMJUST holds Ethics and Integrity Training in Dominican Republic

The Caribbean region faces persistent challenges related to corruption, a potent facilitator of illicit activities. Recognising the detrimental impact of corruption on institutional integrity, CRIMJUST actively engages in initiatives to prevent and combat corruption. A key objective of CRIMJUST is to aid beneficiary countries in their fight against organised crime along trafficking routes. This involves…

CRIMJUST Strives to Empower The Gambia in its fight against Organised Crime

From November 13 to 15, 2023, CRIMJUST conducted a stakeholder meeting on the protection of human rights during the investigation and prosecution of cross-border crimes in The Gambia, signalling an essential phase in advancing institutional integrity and human rights principles in the fight against illicit trafficking. During the inaugural ceremony emphasis was placed on the…

CRIMJUST delivers specialised technical training on effective responses to cocaine production and trafficking in Colombia

CRIMJUST focuses on combatting transnational organised crime, inter alia in relation to drug production and trafficking. The programme aims to enhance law enforcement and prosecution strategies, with a focus on disrupting illicit trafficking chains. By strengthening transnational investigative and prosecutorial networks, CRIMJUST is aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, contributing to peace, justice,…

CRIMJUST and Eurojust Meeting Strengthens Global Efforts Against Illicit Networks

In a resounding display of international criminal justice collaboration, CRIMJUST and Eurojust Interregional Meeting of Iberoamerican and European Prosecutors convened in The Hague on 13-14 September 2023. CRIMJUST supported this event as a part of Operational Action 8.6 of the European Interdisciplinary Platform Against Criminal Threats (EMPACT) on High Risk Criminal Networks (HRCN). This landmark…

The CRIMJUST Global Programme launches a third phase of programming at its Annual Meeting

From 6-8 June 2023, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), INTERPOL and the European Union launched the third phase of CRIMJUST at the global programme’s sixth Annual Meeting in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). This third phase of programming, implemented by UNODC and INTERPOL, and funded by the European Union under the framework…