Institute for Asian Crime and Security (IACS)

United States of America
Region

North America

Stakeholder Type

NGO

Timezone

GMT-8 (Local time: 4:37 PM)

UN Languages Spoken

English

Organization's mission

The mission of the Institute for Asian Crime and Security (IACS) is to promote transnational security by empowering current and future leaders, civil societies, international organizations, and governments to address critical issues relating to transnational threats worldwide.

International Legal Framework

UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC)
UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

UNTOC Working Groups

Human trafficking
Migrant smuggling
Firearms trafficking and manufacturing
International cooperation
Review mechanism

UNCAC Chapters

Preventive measures
Criminalization and law enforcement
International cooperation
Asset recovery

Areas of work

Human trafficking
Smuggling of migrants
Firearms trafficking and manufacturing
Wildlife crime
Environmental crime
Cybercrime
Terrorism
Falsified medical products
Child labour
Corruption prevention
Fraud
Money laundering
Drug trafficking and distribution
Cultural heritage trafficking
Crime prevention
Victim protection

Areas of interest

Human trafficking
Smuggling of migrants
Wildlife crime
Environmental crime
Cybercrime
Child labour
Fraud
Money laundering
Drug trafficking and distribution
Intellectual property crime
Illicit waste trafficking
Crime prevention
Victim protection

Skills and Expertise Offered

Advocacy, including media relations
Monitoring and research
Connections with governmental counterparts
Fundraising

Skills and Expertise Needed

Advocacy, including media relations
Monitoring and research
Sharing experiences and best practice
Joint-project submissions
Fundraising

Does your organization engage with UNODC

Yes

Engagement type

We participated in the SE4U course coordinated by UNODC Civil Society Unit.

Public-Private partnership initiative

No

Is consent required to appear online

Yes