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What We Know about Maritime Illicit Trades

Updated: Jun 7, 2021

What We Know About Maritime Illicit Trades is the second in a series of reports produced in the Transnational Organized Crime at Sea: New Evidence for Better Responses project. The project is a collaboration with the SafeSeas Network and is funded through a grant from the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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This paper provides an overview of what we know about maritime illicit trades, how data is collected, what information is available, and which organizations are analyzing these data.

The list of intergovernmental organizations, governments, and nongovernmental organizations described in the paper is by no means exhaustive. The scope of the issue is exceptionally broad. Many of these efforts attempt to address the accessibility of data and gaps left by the larger data collection and reporting initiatives.

This content was created when Stable Seas was a program of One Earth Future.


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