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[…]

DOES CRIME STILL PAY?

  By Europol Press Release From 2010 to 2014, 2.2% of the estimated proceeds of crime were provisionally seized or frozen, and 1.1% of the criminal profits were finally confiscated at EU level, according to a recent report penned by Europol’s Asset Recovery Unit, in cooperation with the Asset Recovery Offices of EU Member States. Read more about DOES CRIME STILL PAY?[…]

Arkady Babchenko’s fake death : Ukraine blames Russia for planning it

Arkady Babchenko, a 41 years-old  Russian journalist who frequently criticised the Kremlin reported to have been killed on Tuesday 29 May. Nevertheless, on Wednesday  31th May, he shocked the public when he appeared alive at a press conference organized by the Ukrainian state security service. Ukrainian authorities first announced that Babchenko was shot three times Read more about Arkady Babchenko’s fake death : Ukraine blames Russia for planning it[…]

New law to strenghten whistleblower protection by the European Commission !

The European Commission stepped up in late-April 2018 and proposed a new law to strengthen whistleblower protection across the European Union. If recent scandals such as Luxleaks, the Panama Papers or the ongoing Cambridge Analytica have shown how crucial the role of whistleblowers can be in revealing unlawful activities, the promotion of this new law Read more about New law to strenghten whistleblower protection by the European Commission ![…]