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Challenge 12: Look within for transnational criminals

Baker, J. (2012) Challenge 12: Look within for transnational criminals. The Conversation, 25 June .

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In part 12 of our multi-disciplinary Millennium Project series, Jacqui Baker argues that the ugly truth of organised crime is that governments and their agencies are a fundamental part of it.

Global challenge 12: How can transnational organized crime networks be stopped from becoming more powerful and sophisticated global enterprises?

Rethinking the “war on transnational organized crime” demands an interrogation of ourselves.

In late 2000, United Nations General Assembly ratified the Convention on Organised Crime. This heralded a landmark moment of multilateralism in the war against the transnational organised criminal syndicates. Meanwhile, in another corner of the UN, an ad hoc committee was just beginning to sketch out what a similar convention on corruption might look like.

Item Type: Non-refereed Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Management and Governance
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