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illicit trade

June 26, 2019
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  Between June 25th and 27th, The Siracusa International Institute is organizing the first National Strategic Dialogue on Illicit Trade in Pristina (Kosovo). The three-days programme involves several representatives of the major national institutions engaged in the fight against illicit trade. In particular, it includes representatives from the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Finance, from the Agency for Administration of Sequestrated and Confiscated

December 5, 2018
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  On December 5th and 6th The Siracusa International Institute hosts the 1st High-Level Regional Strategic Dialogue (RSD) on Illicit Trade in South Eastern Europe. The RSD is organised within the framework of the Institute’s two-year research and capacity-building project, ‘Strengthening the Fight Against Illicit Trade in South Eastern Europe’ (or SEE-IMPACT),which is supported by PMI IMPACT, a global grant initiative of Philip Morris International

December 4, 2018
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  On December 3rd and 4th, The Siracusa International Institute holds the first meeting of the Advisory Committee for the “Mechanism for Combating Illicit Trade” (M-CIT). This project, which launched in November 2018, aims to mitigate the harmful consequences of illicit trade by driving a more systematic approach by all stakeholders. With a view to

September 14, 2018
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The Siracusa International Institute is pleased to have had the opportunity to contribute to the OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade’s public consultation on its draft OECD Guidance to Counter Illicit Trade: Enhancing Transparency in Free Trade Zones. The Institute considers the draft Guidance to be a critical platform for driving Governments’ action towards

June 29, 2018
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On 27 June, Tobias Freeman, Senior Legal Officer of the Siracusa International Institute, participated in the launch of Oxford Economics’ new study, “Combatting Illicit Trade: Consumer Motivations and Stakeholder Perspectives“. This study seeks to understand the attitudes and behaviours of those that influence the demand and the supply for illicit goods, so that illicit trade

April 20, 2018
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On 18 April, the Siracusa International Institute participated in the 18th Anti-Fraud and Anti-Smuggling Task Force Meeting of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center (SELEC) in Bucharest, Romania. SELEC supports its member states to enhance coordination in the fight against serious and organised crime in South Eastern Europe. It coordinates regional operations and investigations as