Organised crime produces significant amounts of illicit revenue and proceeds globally and in Europe. Georgia has implemented impressive reform measures to combat corruption, organised crime and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in the country, providing a positive example for the region. Despite this progress, Georgia still deals with certain criminality inside the country.
On 1 March 2021, UNICRI and Global Affairs Canada signed a multi-year agreement for the implementation of the project “CONTACT – Southeast Asia – Enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of radiological and nuclear (RN) material in Southeast Asia.”
On 24 and 25 October 2022, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) held an awareness raising workshop on emerging trends and threats related to proliferation financing for Filipino authorities, followed by consultations with national stakeholders, in Manila.
The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) hosted a training activity on intelligence-led operations to prevent and combat radiological and nuclear (RN) trafficking in Manila, capital of the Republic of the Philippines from 17 to 21 October 2022.
The National Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Strategy and its respective Action Plan (NAP) represent an integral part of a country’s national security system. The CBRN NAP contains a list of actions and priorities, specific tasks, timelines to be implemented and respected by the lead agencies in support of other stakeholders within a specified timeframe. For this reason, the entire development process requires a lot of efforts and investment.
On 6-10 December, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) held a five-day regional train-the-trainers (TTT) session on preventing radiological and nuclear (RN) trafficking in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi.