ENACT Seminar – Is Africa using the UN’s convention against organised crime?

On 21 October 2022, ENACT organised a side event during the 11th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC). The UNTOC is the main international instrument in the fight against transnational crime. With the need to foster international cooperation identified as a requisite to effectively tackle…

ENACT Roundtable – East Africa: frontline for organised crime in Africa

On 30 August 2022, GIFP component ENACT organised an East Africa regional roundtable on trends in the transnational organised crimes programme. The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) partners, together with the ENACT implementing partners – the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and INTERPOL – provided an overview of ENACT’s research and analytical work and…

ENACT Seminar – Central Africa: a growing hotspot for organised crime

On 26 July, GIFP component ENACT organised a seminar focusing on Central Africa as a growing hotspot for organised crime. Bringing together partners from ENACT, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, INTERPOL, and the Central African Police Chiefs Committee, the seminar explored organised crime drivers in Central Africa, the factors responsible for low resilience,…

Third GIFP Steering Committee, organised by MASIF

On 17 February 2022, MASIF organised its third Steering Committee. This hybrid meeting was held both in Brussels and remotely, bringing together all the projects constituting the GIFP.  On this occasion, AIRCOP, SEACOP, COLIBRI, DISRUPT, EU-ACT, CRIMJUST, MASIF and FIREARMS provided updates on their progress, achievements, and responses to tackle illicit routes and organised crime.…

The Global Illicit Flows Programme well represented at the 63rd CND in Vienna!

The first week of March 2020 saw over 1000 participants consisting of government officials, representatives of international and regional organisations, civil society organisations and experts in the field of drug policy gather at the Vienna International Conference Center under the framework of the UNODC 63rd Convention on Narcotic Drugs (CND). The CND provides a unique…

2020 kicked off with three GIFP project steering committees

CRIMJUST, ENACT and SEACOP, three initiatives of the Global Illicit Flows Programme, held their steering committees in Brussels, Belgium, respectively on 30 January, 12 and 13 February. The projects presented their respective latest achievements. It was also the forum for each of them to discuss the strategic directions for 2020. Partners and projects operating in…