Organized Crime Events

The V Summit of the Americas: Perspectives from the Region

April 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel reflected on the meaning of the V Summit of the Americas as a forum for addressing the hemisphere's most pressing problems.
Webcast

International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

March 13, 2009 // 9:00am10:45am
Mexico Institute
Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Luis Astorga, Researcher, Institute for Social Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Aldo Civico, Director, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University; Douglas Farah Senior Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy Center; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution; Eric Olson, Senior Adviser, Security Initiative, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Latin American Program
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.

Offsite event: Regional and Public Security Challenges in Central America

February 12, 2009 // 8:00am12:00pm
Latin American Program
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.

Peace Initiatives in Colombia's Armed Conflict

April 03, 2008 // 9:00am4:30pm
Latin American Program
As part of a continuing effort to monitor Colombia's internal armed conflict and its consequences, the peace initiatives with guerrilla as well as paramilitary actors were analyzed. The conference took place in the wake of several major setbacks for the FARC guerrillas.

Why Fighting Crime Can Assist Development in Africa

June 23, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum with Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, for the launch of a new report: Crime and Development in Africa. Download this report.

Macedonia between Conflict and Stability: Overcoming Corruption, Violence and Nationalism

September 24, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ed Joseph, Former Director of the Macedonia Project, International Crisis Group, Current EES Research Scholar

Shaking Off the Shakedown State? Crime and Corruption in Post-Ohrid Macedonia

February 26, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Hislope, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Union College, and Title VIII JSTS alumnus5th floor conference room

Combating Organized Crime in the Balkans

January 22, 2003 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
David Binder, Correspondent, The New York Times and MSNBCJohn F. Markey, Director of Law Enforcement Assistance Programs and Coordinator, SECI, U.S. Department of State

Tragedy, Transition and Transformation: Tracing the Local-International Nexus of Transnational Organized Crime in the Balkans

April 09, 2002 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Louise Shelley, Director, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American University, DCChristopher Corpora, Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense and Ph.D. Candidate, American University, DC

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