UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention

  https://www.facebook.com/unodc/videos/2167954610122723/?t=0   VIENNA, 19 October – Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, today welcomed the agreement of Member States to strengthen action against organized crime under the Palermo Convention. The ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Read more about UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention[…]

Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism

Ricardo Vargas M |Sociologist with an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia Faculty of Human Sciences. What do the figures of cocaine production that have raised red flags on the situation of narcotrafficking in Colombia mean? How to interpret the measures taken by the administration? Three data of the recent report Read more about Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism[…]

Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered

Bulgarian authorities say that murdered journalist Viktoria Marinova, 30, was raped and beaten before her body was found in a park in the city of Ruse on Saturday (6th October). The murder of the TV host and director for the regional television network TVN.bg drew international condemnation. Local media reported that Marinova was jogging in Read more about Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered[…]

Europol’s latest report on cybercrime

On September the 18th, Europol introduced the 2018 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), which is the fifth edition of the report. The IOCTA provides an assessment of emerging cyber threats and key developments in the field of cyberbrime, including payment fraud and online child sexual exploitation. This year, the report also decribes some legislative Read more about Europol’s latest report on cybercrime[…]