2012 Conference Programme

“New challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy”

Policing and European Studies

UACES funded Collaborative Research Network

Conference Friday 30th March 2012

@ the University of Abertay Dundee

08:45 9:30

Arrival and Check-in Tea/ Coffee (Location: Hanna McClure Centre HMC)

9.30 11:00

Research Session 1: Setting the scene

Location: HMC

Chair: Anne Wilson

1. Artur Gruszczak

EU intelligence-led policing – the case of counter-terrorism cooperation

2. Daniela Irrera

The externalization of the EU Internal Security Strategy in the framework of multilateralism:

the case of the fight against Transnational Organised Crime

3. Saskia Hufnagel

European Police Cooperation Frameworks: A Model for Australian Intergovernmental Coordination?’

11.00 11.30

Tea/Coffee (HMC)

11.30 13.00

Research Session 2: The business of crime

Location: HMC

Chair:  Aaron Winter

1. Ludo Block

International cooperation in private investigation

of economic crime in the EU: exploring relevant issues

2. Benjamin Greer

Crime Shouldn’t Pay: How California should restructure their asset forfeiture laws to discourage all forms of human trafficking

3. Francesca Longo

The externalization of the EU Internal Security Strategy in the framework of multilateralism:

the case of security sector reform

13.00 14.00

Lunch(HMC)

14.00 15.30

Research Session 3: Trafficking in Human Beings

Location: HMC

Chair: Oona Brooks

1. Nelson Manuel Correia Ramos

National organisational bureaucracy and preferences and the trafficking in human beings

2. Alex Balch and Glynn Rankin

Trafficking in human beings: Can policing respond to the challenges presented by EU strategies post-Stockholm?

3. Maria O’Neill

Trafficking in human beings and the Eastern Neighbours:

new challenges for the EU justice and law enforcement framework.

15.30 16.00

Tea/Coffee(HMC)

16.00 17.30 Research Session 4: The ports and beyond

Location: HMC

Chair: Roddy Lonie

1. Angela Carpenter

Security and Europe’s Sea Ports: threats and issues facing maritime gateways to Europe

2. Yarin Eski

The Transnational: Port policing and security

Presentations: 20 minutes each.