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About this course
Transnational organised crime (TOC) refers to fluid, self-perpetuating associations and networks of individuals and diversified industry engaging in illicit activities, ranging from drug and human trafficking and the smuggling of illegal migrants to piracy and money laundering, in order to obtain power, influence and monetary or commercial gains. However, the ultimate motive for cross-border organised crime, including mafia-type criminal organisation, is financial gain.
The illicit business of organised criminals threatens not only the interdependent commercial, transport, communication and transactional systems that facilitate free trade and the free movement of people throughout the global economy, but also jeopardises governance structures, economic development, security and supply chain integrity.
In light of this, the seminar will analyse the various operating methods used by TOC to speculate on the weaknesses of public administrative practices, licit economies and markets regulations, with special attention paid to the various forms of criminal infiltration utilised. It will examine and consider not only the criminal organisations and the markets within which they operate, but also the money (including cryptocurrency) that is generated, much of which goes into licit businesses and the global financial system.
During the seminar, the speakers will examine how global criminal activities at their highest level of criminal sophistication, often supported by cyber tools, are transforming the international system, upending the rules, creating new players and reconfiguring power in international politics and economics, which in turn poses specific threats to the stability of nation states.
Finally, discussions will be held on the European strategy for combating criminal infiltration in the legal economy and public administration and the harmonisation process among the various Member States for preventing TOC.
The methodology will consist of a combination of presentations, discussions, practical examples and case studies, so that participants can derive as much as possible from the facilitators’ complementary practical experience.
The general objective of this seminar is to enhance a country’s defensive capacity by understanding how the organised crime business works and the use of effective methods to more effectively identify and limit the opportunities exploited by criminals to infiltrate both illicit and legitimate markets in Europe.is present in
Who will benefit most?
Public administration officials, legal officers and technical staff of national public administration and ministries, justice professionals, legal counsellors, practicing lawyers, EU staff.
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers – EIPA Luxembourg
Chambre des Métiers Building
Circuit de la Foire Internationale, 2
Ms Veronika Wydeau
Tel: +352 426 230 300
The fee includes documentation and refreshments. Lunches, a reception or dinner are included if mentioned in the programme. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.
EIPA offers a 10% discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.
Early bird discount
For this course EIPA offers an early bird discount of 50 euro. The early bird deadline is 12 August 2019.
Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
For all other participants, the regular fee applies.
Special dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic) can be indicated once you receive the confirmation of the seminar.
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. All rates are including breakfast and tourist tax. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out. At the time of booking, please mention in the requested field the reservation code: EIPA, unless indicated otherwise.
- Hotel Melia*****, at the rate of €195 (booking code: 01350007ZKC), via tel.: +352 27 33 32 06 or via e-mail: email@example.com
- Hotel Novotel Kirchberg****, at the rate of €170, tel.: +352 429848-1; booking page: businesstravel.accorhotels.com (Company ID: SC000002048 – Access Code: IN281LU654)
- Hotel D’Coque***, via https://www.coque.lu/coque-hotel/reservation-en-ligne, tel.: +352 43 60 60222
- Grand Hotel Victor Hugo (Best Western Plus)****, at the rate of €175 (main building) or at the rate of €155 (annex building) (booking code: EIPA BWP 2020), via tel.: +352 26 27 440 or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hotel Simoncini****, at the rate of €190 tel.: +352 22 28 44; e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; www.hotelsimoncini.lu
- Hotel Français***, at the rate of €150 tel.: +352 47 45 34; e-mail: email@example.com; www.hotelfrancais.lu (Reservation code: EIPA)
- Hotel Parc Plaza****, at the rate of €156, (Reservation code: EIPA0118). https://www.goereshotels.com/parc-plaza-en
- Hotel Parc Bellevue***, at the rate of €110, (Reservation code: EIPA0118). https://www.goereshotels.com/belle-vue-en tel.: +352 44 23 23 23 23; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hotel Domus***, at the rate of between €135 and €165,: +352 46 78 78 1; fax: +352 46 78 79; e-mail: email@example.com; www.domus.lu (Reservation code: EIPA)
Railway Station Area
- Hotel City****, at the rate of €200 (Monday to Thursday) and €150 (Friday to Sunday), tel.: +352 29 11 22; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.cityhotel.lu (Reservation code: EIPA)
- Hotel JJ32**, at the rate of €135, tel.: +352 20 33 32 68; e-mail: email@example.com; www.jj32.lu (Reservation code: EIPA BWP 2020)
Prior payment is a condition for participation.
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.
EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.).
The detailed programme of this course will be available soon.