The Wilton Park Regional Conference Report on “Tackling Serious and Organized Crime in the Western Balkans” has just been released.
The report is a summary of the main points and conclusions of the related two-days conference which was held at Wilton Park (UK) on 24-26 February 2020. It contains innovative studies and research on how to tackle organized crime and corruption in the Western Balkans, conducted by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI- TOC), The Siracusa International Institute (SII) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
The event, organized by GI- TOC with the support of the UK Home Office and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, was attended for the Siracusa International Institute by Mr. Filippo Musca, Acting Director General and Mr. Tobias Freeman, Senior Legal Officer. The latter delivered a presentation on the SII’s project “Strengthening the Fight Against Illicit Trade in South-Eastern Europe” (SEE-IMPACT).
Started in 2017, SEE-IMPACT is supported by PMI IMPACT, a global grant initiative of Philip Morris International to support projects dedicated to fighting illicit trade and related crimes.