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Nuclear smuggling

Transnational smuggling routes throughout Central Asia are not a new problem: the region has served for centuries as a vast transit hub for both legal and illicit trade to Europe and the Middle East.

More recently, China’s new transnational...

Stefano Betti is an expert on transnational criminal law and policy. In addition to being Senior Advisor at the Siracusa Institute, he collaborates with several UN entities including the UN Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the UN Interregional...

Dr Yarin Eski is an assistant professor in Public Administration at the Knowledge Hub Security and Social Resilience (KVV) of the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam.

His research and teaching includes courses and theoretical, methodological and empirical papers on (maritime) security,...

Dr Kupatadze is a lecturer at King’s College London. Prior to joining King’s College Dr Kupatadze taught at the School of International Relations, St Andrews University. He held the postdoctoral positions at George Washington University (2010-11), Oxford University (2012-13) and Princeton...

Dr Simon Sneddon has been teaching at the University of Northampton since 2000, with his primary research and teaching interests lying in the areas of Organised Crime and Environmental Law. He has led an undergraduate module on Organised Crime since 2003 and a postgraduate module...

Martin Verrier served as Argentina’s Drug Enforcement Deputy Secretary of State from 2015 to 2019. Martin was awarded an M.A. in Strategy and Geopolitics from the Argentine Army War College and a B.A. in International Relations from the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires. He also holds a...

Hayley Westwood is a Compliance professional with over 6 years’ experience, primarily in the private sector. She holds Advanced Certifications with the ICA, including specialist certificates (most recently Trade Based Money Laundering).

She has held a number of roles focused on both...