Transcrime is the Research Centre on Transnational Crime of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. It analyses strategies for preventing and combating crime by an integrated approach (criminology, law, economics, statistics, forensic accounting).
For more details visit the website: www.transcrime.it
Ernesto U. Savona is Director of Transcrime and Professor of Criminology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He is member of the EU Commission Expert Group on Policy Needs for Data on Crime and Criminal Justice and of the Firearms Expert Group.
Marina Mancuso is researcher at Transcrime since June 2010. Her research topics include illicit markets, crime statistics, organised crime, evaluation of public policies and trafficking in human beings.
Marco Dugato is researcher at Transcrime since October 2009. His main research fields are: crime mapping and hot spot analysis; predictive policing; crime and criminal justice statistics; spatial risk assessment; measurement of presence and investments of organized crime.
Elisa Superchi is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan and she is a researcher at Transcrime since November 2014. Her research interests include organised crime and illicit markets.
Alexander Kamprad is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan and he is a researcher at Transcrime since November 2014. His main research interests include transnational organised crime and the analysis of patterns of violence.
Carlotta Carbone is a XXXII cycle candidate of the International Ph.D. in Criminology programme at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and a junior researcher at Transcrime.
Margaux Morganti is a junior researcher in Transcrime.
Other researchers collaborating in the project: Monica Angelini, Anna Brener, Stefano Caneppele, Ilaria Mastro, Samuele Poy, Chiara Zappaterreno and Mateja Zorč
DensityDesign is a Research Lab in the Design Department at Politecnico di Milano. It focuses on the visual representation of complex social, organizational and urban phenomena. The research aim is to exploit the potential of information visualization and information design and provide innovative and engaging visual artifacts to make sense of data.
For more details visit the website: www.densitydesign.org
Paolo Ciuccarelli is associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano where he teaches since 2000 in the Communication Design Master degree. He is the founder and the scientific director of the DensityDesign Research Lab, officially recognized as a departmental research lab in 2010.
Other researchers collaborating in the project: Daniele Ciminieri, Michele Mauri and Azzurra Pini
SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. It provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. Based in Stockholm, SIPRI also has presences in Beijing.
For more details visit the website: www.sipri.org
Ian Anthony is SIPRI Director for an interim period and Director of SIPRI’s new European Security Programme. He has published numerous books on issues related to arms control, disarmament and export control.
Lina Grip is a Researcher with the European Security Programme. She is conducting research on regional and multilateral non-proliferation and arms control policies and processes, with a focus on the EU. She is SIPRI’s coordinator for the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium.
Other researchers collaborating in the project: Manjana Pecht
SAS, based in Geneva, is a global centre of excellence mandated to generate evidence-based, impartial and policy-relevant knowledge on all aspects of small arms and armed violence. It acts as a resource for governments, policy-makers, researchers and civil society as the principal international source of expertise, information and analysis.
For more details visit the website: http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/
Anna Alvazzi del Frate is the Research Director at the Small Arms Survey, dealing with small arms proliferation, armed violence prevention and reduction, monitoring relevant trends and development of indicators. She is member of the EU Expert Group on Policy Needs for Data on Crime and Criminal Justice.
Sarah Parker is Senior Researcher at the Small Arms Survey. She coordinates the Measures and Programmes Cluster and conducts research on legal and policy related aspects of small arms control at the international, regional and national levels. She is member of the EU Firearms Expert Group.
Nicolas Florquin is a senior researcher at the Small Arms Survey. His areas of expertise include small arms baseline assessments, illicit arms markets, and armed non-state actors. Nicolas previously worked with the Swiss NGO Geneva Call and the UN Panel of Experts monitoring the arms embargo in Liberia.
Christelle Rigual is Associate Researcher at the Small Arms Survey. She coordinates a research project on the illicit acquisition and use of guided light weapons by armed groups, and conducts research on the global authorized trade of small arms and light weapons.
Other researchers collaborating in the project: Irene Pavesi and Jovana Carapic
Launched in 2002, UNDP SEESAC works to strengthen the capacities of national and regional stakeholders in South East Europe to control and reduce the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons. UNDP SEESAC contributes to enhanced stability, security and development through a holistic approach and targeted assistance which combines research, technical assistance, procurement of specialized works, goods and services, training, policy advice and advisory to the process of Security Sector Reform.
For more details visit the website: www.seesac.org
Ivan Zverzhanovski is a SEESAC Coordinator and oversees all the SEESAC projects and is responsible for the long-term, strategic planning of the initiatives since 2011. He joined SEESAC as Small Arms and Light Weapons Project Officer. In 2010, he became Programme Officer and developed the WPON project (Women Police Officers Network in South East Europe).
AFEMS is a non-profit organisation set up in 1951 with the aim of protecting and growing activities related to sporting ammunition. It represents a network of manufacturers and distributors of ammunition, components, clay targets and machinery. It includes 52 members and 8 affiliates from 23 European countries.
For more details visit the website: http://www.afems.org/
Thierry Jacobs is the Strategic Analysis & Relations Executive for the Fabrique Nationale of Herstal, an international industry member of the AFEMS. He is a technical expert to the international and national authorities in the field of Small Arms Marking, Tracing and Exports and Security. He is member of the Firearms Expert Group.
IEACS is a non-profit association by national associations of manufacturers of sport shooting firearms. It is the European partner on civilian firearms matters. It deals with the study of sporting firearms industry and its components from a scientific, technical, safety, regulatory and institutional point of view.
For more details visit the website: http://www.ieacs.eu
Mauro Silvis is the Secretary General of IEACS. He is the Director of ANPAM (Associazione Nazionale Produttori Armi e Munizioni Sportive e Civili). He is member of the Firearms Expert Group.