The first ever 24 hour Conference on Global Organized Crime (#OC24) took place in 10-11 November 2020 and it was an unprecedented opportunity for interaction on the topics of criminal groups, criminal networks, and organized crime. Following on its success, the second edition of OC24 took place on 1-2 December 2021.

Experts, analysts and scholars from around the world came together for the conference, and through this podcast we’re going to bring you some of the most interesting discussions.

Trailer: 24 hr Organized Crime Conference

Prioritising Serious and Organized Environmental Crime

Transnational Organized Crime & Emerging Technologies

Criminal Careers of Italian Offenders


Sports & Organized Crime

Latin American Drug Crimes

Disrupting Drug & Counterfeit Supply Chains

Urban Violence and Militarization in Brazil

Disrupting Analysing the Illicit Antiquities Trade in the Real and Virtual World

COVID Impacts on Organized Crime in Vietnam

Gangsterism in South Africa

Vietnamese Organized Crime in Czech Republic

Maritime Environment

Recovering Dirty, Secret Money

Migration & Organized Crime

Taking the measure of crime: The 2021 Global Organized Crime Index

Crime and music

Organized crime, mediation, and violence: Is mediation an avenue for tackling violence?

Breaking drug policy silos in Francophone countries: Brakes and opportunities

Organized crime in Latin America: What is new?

Criminalisation of victims of human trafficking – An overview of domestic and international legal frameworks post UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

Criminal business models and enablers

Money laundering

Intelligence and its role on countering transnational organised crime

Organized crime: Human trafficking, contraband and repression

Narco-terrorism in South Asia

Organized crime and animals

Approaches to outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Netherlands and Australia

Organized crime and drugs in the Netherlands

The illicit mining and trade of extractives in Africa

Devolution, urban growth role and the surge of gangs in Kenya

Towards a ‘blue’ criminology: How should we study transnational organised crime at sea?

Graphic narratives of organised crime, gender and power in Europe

The politics of violence in Mexico and Central America

Criminal gangs

Los Plebes - Young people working for Mexican Cartels

Cars, gold, and territories: Trends of organized crime in Brazil

Organized environmental crimes

Comparative perspectives on illicit crop economies and non-punitive rural drug policies

Critical review of Mexico’s security policy

Organized crime - terrorism nexus

Human trafficking in Europe

Tech against the illegal wildlife trade

Statistical analysis of organized crime in France

Italian mafias in Europe: From text to context

Hiding dirty money in plain sight – A case study on following the money

The truth about modern slavery

Organised oil crime in Nigeria. The Delta paradox: Organised criminals or community saviours?

Organized corruption: Manifestations, impact and remedies

Assistance to victims of trafficking in persons

Organised crime in France