RISSC KNOWLEDGE HUB

HATE SPEECH

DRUG TRAFFICKING

TERRORISM, FIREARMS

COUNTERFEITING

RISSC MAIN ACTIVITIES ARE DESIGNED AROUND:

KNOWLEDGE – assessing criminal phenomena through a criminology-led interdisciplinary approach and key stakeholders main needs and requirements
ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE – translating the research results into operational knowledge to enhance the capacity of public and private stakeholders
INNOVATION – combining research with methods, technologies and innovative applications (e.g., tools, platforms…) to foster data gathering and visualisation, to improve the knowledge generation process and to contribute at achieving concrete outcomes
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE – providing LEAs, public and private stakeholders with expertise in the field of security related interventions and policymaking
COUNTERMEASURES and EVALUATION – designing, providing technical support and evaluating the initiatives aiming at preventing and mitigating the opportunities for crime and reducing the impact of criminal phenomena on society

 

MAIN AREAS OF INTEREST:

  • ILLEGAL TRAFFICKING AND ILLICIT TRADE (online and offline) and interlink between     criminal phenomena (e.g., drugs, NPS, medicines, tobacco, firearms,               terrorism and radicalisation…)
  • HATE SPEECH and hate-motivated offences
  • CYBERCRIME, cybersecurity and related security issues
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME and impact of criminal activities on the environment
  • FOOD SECURITY and safety, including secure and sustainable circular economies
  • CORRUPTION and opportunities reduction
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE for crime analysis and prevention
  • RESEARCH METHODS and sources against crime
  • MONITORING AND EVALUATION of policies, activities and results
  • LEGAL, ETHICAL AND GENDER ISSUES

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