Mark Shaw talks about data collection and measurement of Organized Crime in Africa, focusing on its great fragmentation. This presentation contributes to raise awareness on the new understanding of the presence of an Organized Crime problem in Africa.

Mr Shaw is the Director of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime. He was previously the National Research Foundation Professor of Justice and Security at the University of Cape Town where he is now an adjunct professor. He worked for over ten years at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), including as Inter-regional Advisor, Chief of the Criminal Justice Reform Unit and with the Global Programme against Transnational Organized Crime, with extensive fieldwork. He holds a PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and has published widely on organized crime, security and justice reform issues.