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Monthly Archives: February 2017

From 1-3 March 2017, the Siracusa Institute will hold a high-level expert meeting to formally launch its research project on Illicit Trade and Related Crimes. This project was established to examine the complex, multifaceted phenomena of illicit trade, primarily from a criminal justice perspective. At its core, the project challenges some of the fundamental assumptions

February 27, 2017
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On 21 February 2017, The Economist held the Global Illicit Trade Summit in Brussels, Belgium. The Summit brought together more than 100 high-level representatives including policy-makers, regulators, government officials and members of the private sector. Tobias Freeman, Senior Legal Officer, participated in the Summit on behalf of the Siracusa Institute. The Summit focused on how

February 23, 2017
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  Filippo Musca, Deputy Director of the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, attended the Kick-Off Meeting of the project “Raising Awareness and Staff MObility on RADicalisation in Prison and Probation services” (RASMORAD P&P) today in Rome, funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme. The Siracusa Institute is one of the scientific

February 22, 2017
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Il Siracusa Institute saluta l’Avv. Ettore Randazzo con profonda stima e gratitudine. A lungo componente del CDA dell’Istituto, Presidente del Comitato Scientifico, fondatore del LA.P.E.C., promotore di numerose attività scientifiche e superbo mattatore dell’Agòn, Ettore sarà ricordato per la sua elegante professionalità e  la preziosità della sua amicizia.

February 21, 2017
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The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights has launched the International Defence Counsel Training Programme. Applications are already open for the Course on Fundamentals on Defence Rights before International Courts, which will be held from 15-19 May 2017 at our headquarters in Siracusa, Italy (a UNESCO world heritage site). You can click here

February 14, 2017
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The Siracusa Institute is pleased to confirm that Mr François Molins, Paris Chief Prosecutor, and Mr Frédéric Van Leeuw, Belgian Federal Prosecutor, will speak at our Second Specialization Course for Junior Prosecutors in Siracusa, 3-14 July 2017. On the topic “International Cooperation on Terrorism“, they will discuss their joint investigations and prosecutions relating to the

February 10, 2017
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Sabato 18 febbraio 2017 avrà luogo presso la sede dell’Istituto, via Logoteta n° 27, il convegno dal titolo “Amianto: strage invisibile e silenziosa in Sicilia”. Interveranno all’iniziativa l’Avv. Ezechia Paolo Reale, Segretario Generale The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, l’Avv. Ezio Bonanni, Presidente Nazionale ONA Onlus, Calogero Vicario, Coordinatore ONA Sicilia,

February 8, 2017
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Filippo Musca, Deputy Director of the Siracusa International Institute, attended today the Launching Conference of the Euromed Justice IV (EMJ IV) project in the Hague. The major purpose of the project is to enhance the development of effective and democratic justice systems in Europe and the Mediterranean region that respect human rights, the rule of law and

February 1, 2017
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