Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

14th Summit on Transnational Crime

The 14th International Summit on Transnational Crime which took place in Geneva (Switzerland), October 2012 was a Homeland & Global Security Forum.

The World is changing, the Sahelo-Saharan Zone is facing a deep and violent turmoil and the World Global Security is impacted. This event encompassed a unique and high level meeting to address all issues related to Global Security at this very sensitive moment for our World with a focus on Security Challenges in Nigeria and Mali.

Being a multi-dimensional platform, the Homeland & Global Security Forum brought together the World’s Public and Private sectors, Governments, International Organizations, Civil Society and Businesses.

A special focus, in association with the CMF Club of African Ports addressed the Security of Harbors and Maritime Transport.

Participants’ Contributions

Thursday October 18

Official Opening Session – 9:15 – 10:00

Official Opening Session
Session Officielle d’Ouverture

Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia (2008-2011) (Document)

Plenary Session – 10:00 – 11:45

The Global Approach to today’s Security
The Recent Evolution of International Terrorism

Approche Globale de la Sécurité Aujourd’hui
L’évolution récente du Terrorisme Internationale

Mr. Emmanuel Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Police, South Africa (Document)
Mr. Ramil M. Maharramov, Country Programs Manager, Islamic Development Bank (Document)
Mrs. Solange Ghernaouti, Director, Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group (Document – English, Document – Français)
Mr. Alexey Lyzhenkov, Director, Transnational Threats Dept., OSCE (Document)
Mr. Alexandre Zmeevskiy, Ambassador, Special Representative of President V. Putin on Countering Terrorism and Organized Crime, Russia (Document)

Plenary Session – 12:00 – 13:00

Transport & Energy Supply Routes Security
Sécurité des Transports et voies d’approvisionnement énergétique

Mr. Arif Havas Oegroseno, Ambassador of Indonesia, Belgium (Document)
Mr. Ian Howes, Inspector-Head of Intelligence, Gibraltar (Document)

Special Meeting – 17:00

Anti Corruption, Transparency, Governance & Global Security
Lutte Anti-corruption, Transparence, Gouvernance & Sécurité Globale

Mr. Christoph Glaser, Director, World Forum for Ethics in Business, Belgium (Document)
Mr. Jean-Pierre Mean, President, Transparency International, Switzerland (Document)
Mrs. Jane Onsongo, Commissioner, Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya (Document)

Special Meeting – 14:30 – 16:45

The Key Role of Women in Building Peace
Around the World and in Africa

Le Rôle Essentiel des Femmes dans la Construction
de la Paix dans le Monde et en Afrique

Mrs. Patricia Kouadio-Ahoussou, Spouse of the Prime Minister, Côte d’Ivoire (Document)
Mrs. Benedetta Oddo, Senior Advisor, Libyan Forum of Civil Society (Document)

Friday October 19
Plenary Session – 15:45 – 18:00

The Sahelo-Saharan Zone, Threats and Security Challenges
Impact on the African Continent, Mediterranean and Europe

La Zone Sahelo-Saharienne, Menaces et Défis Sécuritaires
Impact sur l’ensemble de l’Afrique, la Méditerranée et l’Europe

Mr. Jean-Yves Moisseron, Economist, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, IRD (Document)

Plenary Session – 14:30 – 15:30

Meeting in Association with IFIMES
Réunion en association avec l’IFIMES

Brig. Gen. (Rtd) Muhammad Aslam Khan, Member of IFIMES, Pakistan (Document)

Award Ceremony – 18:00


Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, Former President of Zambia (Document)