28 JUNE 2019, BUCAREST – Regarding organised crime and corruption – a cross-border approach

Direct collaboration between people and institutions, the protection of witnesses and the right to be informed, combating organised crime – for us, Funky Citizens, all of these ideas are scratching that part of our minds that makes us civically fit. Organised crime and corruption are persistent and must be fought through innovation and collaboration beyond Read more about 28 JUNE 2019, BUCAREST – Regarding organised crime and corruption – a cross-border approach[…]

Europe against organized crime. Don Ciotti brings the “CHANCE” Agenda to Brussels

The President of Libera presented a set of legislative and operative proposals for Europe against Mafia syndicates and organised crime. Repression measures must be coupled by prevention and education, along with “consciousness raising”. “We must trigger co-responsibility, virtuous daily behaviours, and a moral code embedded in everyday life. It’s the language of democracy, the vocabulary Read more about Europe against organized crime. Don Ciotti brings the “CHANCE” Agenda to Brussels[…]

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2018 on HRDs

Global Analysis 2018, the annual Front Line Defenders Global Analysis, details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs). December 2018 marked the 20th Anniversary of the HRD Declaration and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but HRDs around the world continue to face lethal threats from state, non-state, and corporate actors in their peaceful struggles for rights.

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[…]