UN Disarmament Week

“The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was a defining moment for global efforts to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit arms trade: the Agenda included a specific target to significantly reduce illicit arms flows by 2030.” — UN Secretary-General’s report   The annual observance of Disarmament Week, which kicks off on the Read more about UN Disarmament Week[…]

Criminal networks involved in the trafficking and exploitation of underage victims in the EU

This report is produced in the framework of the EU Policy Cycle for organised and serious international crime. The Justice and Home Affairs Council defined its priorities for 2018-2021 based on Europol’s Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA), released in March 2017. Trafficking in human beings (THB) is one of the identified crime priorities Read more about Criminal networks involved in the trafficking and exploitation of underage victims in the EU[…]

Corruption Watch Report : Leonardo SpA involved in possible corruption cases

  Leonardo SpA, previously called Finmeccanica, is one of the top ten biggest defence companies on the planet. It is partly owned by the Italian state and has been involved in multiple corruption scandals around the word over the past decade. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) calculated that the company was the 9th Read more about Corruption Watch Report : Leonardo SpA involved in possible corruption cases[…]

Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run

Jean Guy, 80 years-old,  went to the police station of Nîmes (in the South) and still has to be transferred towards Marseille to be presented to the parquet. Considered as a key-figure of the French Connection, a criminal organization which inspired several movies and which channelled through some drug between Marseille and the United States Read more about Aged 80 years-old, a tenor of the French Connection in Marseille surrenders after 12 years on the run[…]