Analytical report of interview findings: Corruption and trafficking in women

Type: · Author(s): Nadya Stoynova, Atanas Rusev, Maria Yordanova · Published:
Corruption is believed to be one of the key instruments adopted by organised criminal groups to avoid detection and obstruct counter-trafficking efforts. Although the use of corruption is often mentioned along with human trafficking, few studies have examined the empirical evidence of the factors and mechanisms behind this nexus. This report provides new insights in […] Read More

Corruption and trafficking in women. The case of Croatia.

Type: · Author(s): Munir Podumljak · Published:
This report analyses the relationships between trafficking, corruption and organised crime in Croatia. The research finds that the countries of choice for human traffickers in transporting victims are those where indicators suggest a low level of reliability of police work or a high-level of corruption in police departments and among border patrols. In addition, reluctance […] Read More

Corruption and trafficking in women. The case of Italy.

Type: · Author(s): Salvatore Sberna · Published:
This report analyses both recent and more established trends in the relationship between human trafficking and corruption in Italy, starting from an overall and empirical assessment of the trafficking business, and of its relationship with corruption. The analysis draws on both crime and judicial statistics, which also include information on offenders and victims of sexual […] Read More

Corruption and trafficking in women. The case of Kosovo.

Type: · Author(s): Kushtrim Shaipi · Published:
This report summarises research findings and main trends in human trafficking, and the potential links between trafficking and corruption in Kosovo. The research had two main goals: to examine the links between corruption and trafficking of women, and to identify consequences and impacts of corruption on the victims of trafficking. For the purpose of this […] Read More

Corruption and trafficking in women. The case of Bulgaria.

Type: · Author(s): Tihomir Bezlov, Maria Yordanova, Nadya Stoynova · Published:
Corruption is believed to be one of the key instruments adopted by organised criminal groups to avoid detection and obstruct counter-trafficking efforts. Although the use of corruption is often mentioned along with human trafficking, few studies have empirically explored the factors and mechanisms behind this nexus. The current report provides new insights in this little […] Read More

Policy paper with recommendations on corruption and trafficking in women

Type: · Author(s): Nadya Stoynova, Atanas Rusev, Maria Yordanova · Published:
Human trafficking is a complex offence incorporating various activities and involving a number of interactions with the surrounding socio-economic and legal environment. The current analysis accounts for this complexity by exploring connections between trafficking and phenomena associated with trafficking in human beings (THB). Human trafficking has three main stages – recruitment, transportation and exploitation. During […] Read More

Policy Paper on Organised crime and Political Corruption

Type: · Author(s): Salvatore Sberna, Alberto Vannucci · Published:
Based on recent trends and patterns across EU Member States (MS), this policy paper with recommendations aims at investigating the strategies and initiatives that are already in place or that can be adopted to tackle the link between organised crime and corruption in the public procurement process and in electoral politics at the EU and […] Read More

Four case study reports on corruption and organised crime

Type: · Author(s): Tihomir Bezlov, Munir Podumljak, Salvatore Sberna, Kushtrim Shaipi, Nadya Stoynova, Maria Yordanova · Published:
Corruption is believed to be one of the key instruments adopted by organised criminal groups to avoid detection and obstruct counter-trafficking efforts. Although the use of corruption is often mentioned along with human trafficking, few studies have empirically explored the factors and mechanisms behind this nexus. These four reports provide new insights in this little […] Read More

Policy Papers with Recommendations

Type: · Author(s): Salvatore Sberna, Alberto Vannucci, Nadya Stoynova, Atanas Rusev, Maria Yordanova · Published:
These two policy papers are looking at organised crime the trafficking of women respectively and how they relate to corruption. Policy Paper 1: Organised crime and Political Corruption Based on recent trends and patterns across EU Member States (MS), this policy paper with recommendations aims at investigating the strategies and initiatives that are already in […] Read More

Integrated report

Type: · Author(s): Salvatore Sberna and Alberto Vannucci, Tihomir Bezlov, Dimitar Markov, Maria Karayotova, Ana Hećimović, Iva Nenadić, Munir Podumljak, Péter Gyimesi, Szidónia Nagy, Boróka Pápay, Zoltán Szántó, István János Tóth, Edona Krasniqi · Published:
This integrated report investigates the link between political corruption and organised crime, by examining the modalities, resources and strategies used by criminal groups to govern and/or capture the market of political corruption. On the one hand, the report looks at the infiltration of organised crime in three main policy sectors where public spending and regulations […] Read More