Illegal Trade and Contraband: Global Threats to Economies and Markets

The illegal trade and contraband are destabilizing threats that help fuel corruption, organized crime, and terrorism and lead to greater insecurity and instability around the world. The dirty profits from narcotics have enabled today’s criminals to build their illicit empires and diversify their criminal portfolios into other illicit trade areas including human trafficking and prostitution, counterfeiting, and money laundering. Through strategic alliances, we can all fight back more forcefully on all levels across security landscapes and through more multi-dimensional, and coordinated courses of action.

How Sport and Integrity Can Advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Building on the opening remarks of Director-General MIchael Møller (United Nations Office at Geneva) at the recent Sport Integrity Forum IV, Luna Global Networks underscored how the positive power of sport can serve as a multiplier force to inspire and transform societies and act as a catalyst for peace and security, by reinforcing and advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).