JOINT EU COMMISSION AND UNODC WEBINAR ON

FIREARMS TRAFFICKING: POLICY IMPLICATIONS AND RESPONSES IN EUROPE 

Date: Thursday, 17 September 2020
Time: 09:30-12:30 CET

 

The webinar will provide a unique opportunity to discuss firearms trafficking in the world with focus on Europe and to present research findings and policy responses such as:

  • The Global Study on Firearms Trafficking 2020 and related Technical Tools

  • The Regional Analysis on Illicit Trafficking in Firearms, their Parts, Components and Ammunition to, from and across the European Union

  • The EU Action Plan on Firearms Trafficking

 

OPENING REMARKS:

Mr. Olivier Onidi, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs, EU

Mr. John Brandolino, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs, UNODC

 

PRESENTATIONS: 

Mr. Antoine Vella, Research Officer, Research & Trend Analysis Branch, UNODC

Mr. Diman Dimov, Crime Prevention & Criminal Justice Officer, Global Firearms Programme, UNODC

Mr. Nils Duquet, UNODC Consultant & Acting Director, Flemish Peace Institute

Mr. Jorge Manuel Bento Silva, Deputy Head of Unit, Terrorism & Crisis Management, DG HOME, European Commission

 

PANELLISTS & GUEST SPEAKERS:

Mr. Emmanuel Vallens, DG HOME, European Commission

Ms. Simonetta Grassi, Global Firearms Programme, UNODC

Mr. Ivaylo Stefanov, Firearms Programme, INTERPOL 

Mr. Marinus Martin Van der Meij, Weapons & Explosives Analysis Project, EUROPOL

Mr. Jose Romero Morgaz, Ltd. Col. Guardia Civil, Driver of EMPACT Firearms 

Ms. Bojana Balon, SEESAC, UNDP

National experts 

 

CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSING OF THE EVENT:

Ms. Floriana Sipala, European Commission Head of the Organised Crime & Drugs Policy Unit, DG HOME, European Commission

Mr. Tofik Murshudlu, Chief of the Implementation Support Section, Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch, UNODC

 

MODERATOR:

Ms. Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Independent Expert

 

More information about the webinar see the Agenda and Flyer.

To read about the Global Study on Firearms Trafficking 2020 click HERE. 

The Regional Analysis Report is available HERE and Methodological Annex HERE.

The EU Action Plan on Firearms Trafficking is available HERE

More information about the UNODC's Monitoring Illicit Arms Flows Initiative can be found HERE.  

The video on Monitoring Illicit Arms Flows Initiative is available HERE

Presentations: RAB, GFP & Nils Duquet

 

 

 

Technical manual on Webex meetings is available HERE