Collection Description

Transnational organised crimes are crimes coordinated across state borders, involving groups or networks of individuals working in more than one country to plan and execute illegal business ventures. Transnational organised crime manifests in many forms, including as trafficking in persons, drugs, firearms, ivory, as well as maritime piracy, money laundering, cybercrime, diamond smuggling, forgery, and smuggling of oil.

Organised crime threatens peace and human security, violates human rights and undermines social and economic development.