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SOURCE Organised Crime Observatory OCO
GENEVA, October 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The Organized Crime Observatory has joined the Global Studies Institute (GSI) of the University of Geneva and has been integrated with the newly created University Observatory on Security.
This initiative, sponsored by Nicolas Leyvrat, director of GSI, Rémi Baudouï and Frédéric Esposito, both members of GSI, will strengthen the role that OCO has established internationally since 2001.
This integration will now secure the historical mission of center of competence on organized crime of OCO, and strengthen the role of the University Observatory on Security both institutionally and academically.
The Security Observatory projects are aimed at:
The newly created institute will be co-directed by N. Giannakopoulos and F. Esposito as of October 1st 2013.
The Global Studies Institute thrives to develop research and educational programs around intelligence on globalization.
OCO is a Swiss based association (NGO) founded in 2001. Its goals are to provide understanding on structured criminal behaviors, patterns and facts, to educate specialists and large public on the phenomenon through education, trainings, lobbying and public announcements but also by helping involved parties to communicate between them in a trustful and secure way. With more than 250 specialists worldwide, OCO believes that structured crime is a danger for the security of democracy, privacy and freedom around the world and must be addressed, as a global problem, through worldwide networking and exchange.
For more information, please visit http://www.o-c-o.net.
OCO Media Relations: Nicolas Giannakopoulos, firstname.lastname@example.org
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