Task Force on Organized Crime in the Baltic Sea Region

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History

Following a decision of the Heads of Government during the Baltic Sea States Summit, May 1996, Visby (Sweden). Mandate extended, Dec 1998 until Dec 2000; extended again, Apr 2000, at Baltic Sea States Summit, until Dec 2004; further extended, June 2004, at Baltic Sea States Summit, until 31 Dec 2008; most recently extended, 2 June 2010, Vilnius (Lithuania), at 8th Baltic Sea States Summit, until 31 Dec 2016.

Aims

Strengthen ability to prevent and combat organized crime in the Baltic Sea Region; deepen and reinforce law enforcement cooperation; improve border arrangements.

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Activities

Fields: improved and increased exchange of information; joint concrete and operative measures/actions; judicial cooperation; special surveys, training and other cooperation. Expert groups (5): Drugs; Money Laundering; Environmental Crime; Trafficking in Persons; Trafficking in Goods.

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Languages

English.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 18 countries
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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Crime
  • Government
    • Frontiers
  • Law
    • Law Enforcement

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F5741

Last News Received

2010
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