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International Conference on Terrorism and Organised Crime

 25 - 26 September 2014
Málaga, Spain

The Council of Europe, in co-operation with the University of Málaga and City Hall of Málaga, is organising an International Conference on Terrorism and Organised Crime, which will take place on 25 - 26 September 2014 in Málaga, Spain.

The Conference will bring together government experts and policy-makers responsible for combatting terrorism and organised crime, as well as representatives of international organisations and academic experts, to share their experience and insights regarding similarities and links between terrorism and other forms of serious organised crime.

The Conference aims to identify best practices from the fight against terrorism and organised crime and to explore the potential for the comprehensive approach in policy-making in these areas.

Topics to be discussed at the Conference: 

- similarities and links between terrorism and other forms of serious crime;
- financing of terrorism;
- role of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty in combating terrorism and organised crime;
- radicalisation and recruitment for terrorism and organised crime.

Conference Venue
  Málaga City Hall
  Avenida de Cervantes, 4
  Málaga, Spain

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The Conference will be simultaneously interpreted in English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Draft Programme:
English | Français | Español | Русский
Concept paper:
English | Français | Español | Русский

Draft list of participants

Mr Oscar Alarcón Jiménez
Secretary of the Conference
Council of Europe Secretariat
Tel. +33 (0) 3 90 21 46 74

Registration for the Conference is closed

Practical information file

Participants are kindly invited to check if they need a visa to Spain.

Should you need a visa, please register as soon as possible and ask the Council of Europe Secretariat for a visa-support letter by completing this form. Please note that you will still need to follow the procedure indicated by the consulate.

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Ingrida Kruopstaite, tel. +33 (0) 3 90 21 51 24.

Press release (19/09/2014)

Contact person:

Mr Jaime Rodriguez Murphy
Media Officer, Directorate of Communications,
Council of Europe
Tel. +33 (0)3 90 21 47 04


Media representatives wishing to attend the conference should send an accreditation request to the contact persons above

European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC)
Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER)