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Upcoming Webinar: Extractive Industries, Illicit Finances, Organized Crime and their Impact on Global Peace and Security

In the next installation of the Broadening Engagement with Global Peace and Security series, ISA James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellow, Evelyn N. Mayanja, interviews Will Fitzgibbon and Jelena Cosic,  journalists from The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

Since the establishment of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in 1948, the international community has endeavored to de-escalate wars and armed conflicts. Neglected in the quest for peace and security are the insecurities and injustices ensuing from extractive industries, illicit finances, and organized crime in terms of how they curtail sustainable peace and security. The lethalness of these lucrative businesses impacts the lives of many people and especially vulnerable populations. It is time, following the work of the ICIJ, to make the case for addressing these activities as a means of promoting national and international peace and security.

Please join them in this important discussion on January 28, 2021 at 9am ET/ 2pm GMT via Zoom. Register here: https://isanet-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JatfTnwHTb6mLw5gZZGP0Q

Speakers:

Will Fitzgibbon, ICIJ's senior reporter and partnership coordinator for Africa and the Middle East. Will has worked on major cross-border investigations including Panama Papers, Paradise Papers, Luanda Leaks and FinCEN Files.

Jelena Cosic, ICIJ's training manager and partnership coordinator for Eastern Europe. Jelena's work at ICIJ includes China Cables, Luanda Leaks and FinCEN Files.

For details about ICIJ visit: https://www.icij.org

 

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