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Trans-Pacific Symposium on Dismantling Transnational Illicit Networks   [open pdf - 3MB]

The Trans-Pacific Symposium on Dismantling Transnational Illicit Networks was held on November 9-12, 2009, in Honolulu, Hawaii. This chairman's report summarizes the topics discussed during the symposium, which included "ways to enhance inter-regional law enforcement cooperation to combat transnational criminal activities such as arms, narcotics, and human smuggling/trafficking, money laundering, and corruption. Discussion also covered current and emerging threats, vulnerabilities and challenges, and opportunities for cooperation in investigations and intelligence sharing." The report found the following themes during the symposium: "Devising more strategic frameworks to combat transnational illicit networks; Strengthening international cooperation and partnerships; Enhancing intelligence and information-sharing arrangements; Combating the illicit trade and tracking illicit financial flows; Leveraging inter-regional and global law enforcement networks; Developing innovative law enforcement capacities and training; Adopting multi-disciplinary security, law enforcement, and governance approaches; Securing borders and optimizing border controls; [and] Synchronizing strategies to target 'money conduits' and corruption nodes."

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2010-02
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Trans-Pacific Symposium on Dismantling Transnational Illicit Networks, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 9-12, 2009
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