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BY INVITATION ONLY: The Future of Economic Crime Policing
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00
Over the past decade, awareness amongst UK policymakers of both the scale of the UK’s economic crime problem and the extent to which it intersects with a range of public policy objectives in the national security, prosperity and public protection spheres.
This culminated in the launch of the first ever cross-government, public-private Economic Crime Plan in July 2019, which sought to get a grip on the problem by taking action along a number of policy, legislative and operational streams.
BY INVITATION ONLY: Secur.Ports: Organised Crime, Security and Policing in Seaports
Thursday, May 28, 2020 (All day) to Friday, May 29, 2020 (All day)
This workshop will bring together selected experts, practitioners and academics to discuss practical cases, best practice, challenges and reforms related to organised crime and port security in their port of reference. Delegates will hail from a number of different authorities, including law enforcement and port security authorities.
Thematic sessions will cover outlooks from North America, Europe, Australia and Africa with discussion topics including:
- The evolution of maritime and port security;
- Policing the waterfront;
BY INVITATION ONLY: Breakfast Briefing: Policing the UK in an Evolving Threat Landscape
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 08:15 to 09:30
The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) is pleased to invite our Major Corporate Level Members and Above to an exclusive breakfast briefing with Lord Hogan-Howe QPM, Distinguished Fellow at RUSI and former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service.
In this briefing, Lord Hogan-Howe will discuss how UK policing needs to adapt to the changing nature of international security threats. He will also consider what reforms may be needed to ensure the police are able to keep pace with the rapidly evolving threat landscape.
BY INVITATION ONLY: The Role of Faith-Based Organisations in Tackling Modern Slavery
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
Faith-based organisations (along with NGOs and civil society), play a significant role in the response to and prevention of modern slavery, both in the UK and internationally. However, their contribution often goes unacknowledged, and the benefits of their experience in the field are not always shared with other relevant players or fed into policymaking decisions.
BY INVITATION ONLY: The Role of Academic–Law Enforcement Partnerships in Tackling Organised Crime
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30
This invitation-only workshop aims to identify best practice in successful partnerships between academia, policymakers and law enforcement agencies which are focused on tackling organised crime, to develop key principles for building successful future partnerships. Discussions will focus on those initiatives that unite academics and practitioners, looking to understand the modalities, rationales and impacts of these collaborations – what works, what doesn’t, and why?
BY INVITATION ONLY: Measuring the Scale of Money Laundering in the UK
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00 to 15:30
There are a number of broad estimates on the scale of money laundering in the UK, some of them referring to hundreds of billions of pounds per annum. Due to the hidden nature of money laundering, it is very hard to produce a robust measurement. Yet an agreed estimate of the scale of money laundering can advance our understanding of the threat and facilitate the assessment of how effective anti-money laundering measures are.
JUEST Network Launch: Towards a Comprehensive UK-EU Security Treaty
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:30
On Monday 22 October 2018, RUSI’s Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research (SHOC) hosted an event in collaboration with Aston University and Northumbria University to launch the UK–EU Security and Criminal Justice Cooperation (JUEST) Network. The Network encourages multidisciplinary research and engagement to influence, irrespective of the course Brexit takes, the future development of strong and sustainable EU–UK security and criminal justice cooperation.
BY INVITATION ONLY: Mafiaround: The Fight Against Italian Mafias beyond Italy
Thursday, November 29, 2018 (All day) to Friday, November 30, 2018 (All day)
This two-day workshop will bring together practitioners from different law enforcement agencies around the world involved in the investigation and countering of Italian mafia groups in their territories and across their borders. Sharing practices and insights will be the primary goal, but rather than just listening to each other’s experiences and knowledge, the workshop will be organised around a number of thematic sessions including, but not limited to:
BY INVITATION ONLY: The Wildlife Trafficking-Security Nexus: Targeting the Organised Crime Threat
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 13:30
Wildlife trafficking is having a devastating effect on many species across the globe. It has increasingly been recognised as a form of transnational organised crime, with major implications for security.
BY INVITATION ONLY: Organised Crime/Terror Nexus Workshop
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:00
The organised crime/terror nexus manifests at various levels. Organised crime groups and terrorists may converge, permanently or opportunistically. For instance, terrorist groups such as the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) are known to tax and extort drugs traffickers operating within the territory they control; and the Neapolitan Camorra were found to be supplying heavy weapons to ETA in return for shipments of drugs.