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CSD Brief No 24: Introducing Organized Crime Threat Assessment
During the past decade organised crime threats have taken on an increasing importance and have become central to the national and EU policy debates on domestic security and citizen safety. The dynamics of globalisation combined with the dismantlement of the Iron Curtain in the heart of Europe led to growing cross-border flows of people, goods, money and information. more »
 
Organised Crime Threat Assessment: Methodological Problems and International Experience
The report contains methodology models and samples used for the assessment of threats associated with organised crime as well as official documents of EU member states combining the analysis of criminal phenomena with forecasts and recommendations for counteractions to be taken by national bodies and specialized European organizations such as Europol. more »
 
CSD Brief No 21: Investigation of Money Laundering: An Institutional Approach
The policy brief makes an overview of the organized crime, corruption and money-laundering in Bulgaria. According to the authors, in spite of several legislative initiatives and a growing amount of prosecutorial decrees for money-laundering in the last decade, the prosecution for this type of crime in Bulgaria remains insignificant. more »
 
Conventional Crime in Bulgaria: Levels and Trends
Conventional crime constitutes the main share of crimes committed in Bulgaria. Its level and trends define the condition and changes in the general criminological situation in the country. The necessity of increasing the law enforcement authorities’ efficiency in countering crime has become one of the highest priorities in Bulgaria after the country’s entry into the European Union. more »
 
Crime without Punishment: Countering Corruption and Organized Crime in Bulgaria
The report provides an overview of the state and dynamics of the corruption in Bulgaria as well as of the Bulgarian anticorruption policy and initiatives during the first two years of Bulgaria`s EU membership. more »
 
CSD Brief No 13: Effective Policies Targeting the Corruption – Organized Crime Nexus in Bulgaria: Closing Down Duty-Free Outlets
The policy brief examines duty-free trade in Bulgaria in regard to turnover and tax revenue losses from the operation of the duty-free outlets. It also analyses the regulation of duty-free trade in Bulgaria which bears all the marks of a state capture. The brief presents possible courses of action towards reducing the negative effects of duty-free trade. more »
 
Organized Crime in Bulgaria: Markets and Trends
The report Organized Crime in Bulgaria: Markets and Trends summarizes the analyses carried out by the Center for the Study of Democracy throughout the last decade which have focused on specific aspects of organized crime in Bulgaria (contraband, the drug market, tax fraud, human trafficking, arms proliferation, etc.), the systemic spread of corruption, and the linkages between the two. more »
 
CSD Annual Report 2007
The first year of Bulgaria’s EU membership, 2007 continued to be a period of intense public and political debate on the issues at the core of the agenda of the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) – justice and home affairs (JHA) reform. Thus, CSD’s watchdog and policy work was of utmost relevance to the initial adjustment of the country to the requirements of membership. more »
 
Injecting Drug Users In Bulgaria
Despite the epidemic rate of growing use of psychoactive substances after 1990, the public continues to know too little about the drug users, as well as about the risks related to them. more »
 
Heroin Users in Bulgaria One Year After Outlawing The Dose for "Personal Use"
The report reveals the place of heroine use in Bulgaria and its development since the amendment to the Penal Code repealing Paragraph 3 of Art 354a and its provision. The revision gained public popularity as „the single dose law”. more »
 

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