Mapping and Visualizing Cross-Border Crime
The project aims to strengthen investigative journalism in Romania to enhance research and investigative capacity against organized crime and corruption.
Enhanced security and safety
- Customized version of ARIS implemented
- Customized Investigative Dashboard (ID) implemented
- Customized Asset Recovery Intelligence System (ARIS) implemented
- Customized Visual Investigative Scenarios (VIS)
- Numerous online video Tutorials published
- Publication of the "Follow the Money" E-handbook
- 4 Training sessions organized in Romania with at least 140 participants
- 2 professional exchange workshop organized in Switzerland
- Completed Public Records Database of local and cross-border organized crime
- Publication of more than 200 Investigative exposés and 12 doc-umentaries
- Increased media and civil society exposure of organized crime in Romania and Switzerland.
- Journalists and civil society use new investigative techniques and tools enabling them to uncover organized crime networks.
- A common culture of sharing tools and knowledge is developed in the organized crime and corruption investigation community in Romania and Switzerland.
- Local and cross-border organized crime structures and their modus operandi are increasingly exposed in the public sphere.
- Knowledge transfer between Romania and Switzerland.
- Swiss Partner Institution: International Center for Asste Recovery (ICAR) of the Basel Institute on Governance
- Swiss Private Sector
- Journalism Development Network (JDN) Romania & RISE Project (Romania)
Journalists, civil society activists and law enforcement from Romania and Switzerland
To achieve outcome 1, the project will adapt existing software to the Romanian context and train the community of investigators in the use of these new tools in their investigations. In parallel, the project will produce additional data, stories and documentaries on organized crime in Romania to be disseminated in the public through civil society and mass media (outcome 2).
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Swiss Contribution to the enlarged EU
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 828’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 0|
Phase 15 01.09.2014 - 28.02.2019 (Completed)Phase 14 01.03.2013 - 30.06.2018 (Completed) Phase 13 01.03.2013 - 30.11.2015 (Completed) Phase 12 01.11.2012 - 30.06.2018 (Completed) Phase 11 01.04.2012 - 31.03.2013 (Completed) Phase 10 01.04.2012 - 30.06.2017 (Completed) Phase 9 01.04.2012 - 15.06.2014 (Completed) Phase 8 01.03.2012 - 31.03.2018 (Completed) Phase 7 01.03.2012 - 31.08.2013 (Completed) Phase 6 01.03.2012 - 15.11.2014 (Completed) Phase 5 01.03.2012 - 30.06.2018 (Completed) Phase 4 01.03.2012 - 30.09.2019 (Completed) Phase 3 01.03.2012 - 30.07.2015 (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2017 (Completed)