The project aim was to develop estimates of the economic costs of crime in Hungary. The researchers were interested in finding out what the costs of crime are to the community, at a social level. In September 2009 Hungarian researchers with the assistance of experts from the United Kingdom have taken stock of the data accessible from the existing data systems and sources in Hungary and they have come to the conclusion that there is place for developing estimates based on the existing data.
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The research summary from the Romanian Crime Research and Prevention Institute, Public enquiry on Social attitudes on (road) traffic risks, examined car drivers’ attitudes towards traffic risks. The outcomes are supposed to be used to guide the activities on road traffic education. The study was a reiteration of a research conducted 2 years ago, in March 2008, and had the same objectives as the one carried out earlier.
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This article explains the approach of complementary developmental support and violence prevention for young people and describes the efforts of the Foundation German Forum for Crime Prevention (DFK) and its partners as well as the involvement of staff of its office, aimed at improving the quality of developmental support and violence prevention work in the relevant fields of activity of social policy (such as youth, family, social affairs, education, interior affairs, judicial affairs) and at strengthening it in the long term.
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In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
- European Union
- Trafficking in human beings
- National policy
It is not only the involvement of organised crime in cybercrime that is dangerous, but also cybercrime committed in an organised manner. Cyber-OC represents the convergence of these two phenomena. Despite the huge threat arising from its cumulative character, Cyber-OC is frequently underestimated and differently defined even by law enforcement authorities.
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