News

The latest news about the Centre for the Reduction of Firearms Crime, Trafficking and Terrorism, which aims to reduce firearms-related offences and their impact through research and the creation of global partnerships.

Launch event (5th February 2018)

The Centre was formally launched on 5th February 2018 at the Park Inn, Northampton. Opened by Professor Simon Denny of the University of Northampton, the event featured presentations from a wealth of experts, including the IPSCJ’s Dr Laura Knight, Paul Ianovici from the E4J programme, Interpol Firearms Programme Coordinator John Hageman nand Centre Lead Helen Poole.

You can download the full speaker programme from the event by clicking here

The event was also covered by the national press, including the Observer newspaper, and Guardian website

Presentation downloads:

Firearm Studies Scoping (Professor Peter Squires, University of Brighton)

Addressing Firearms Tracking (John Hageman, Interpol)

UNODC Education for Justice in Tertiary Education (Professor Edward Laurance, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey)

UNODC Firearms Programme (Paul Ianovici, E4J programme)

UNODC E4J programme

The team at IPSCJ is currently working on the UNODC E4J programme, by developing and reviewing learning materials for higher education on firearms. With an emphasis on the importance of education for children in promoting a culture that supports crime prevention, criminal justice and the rule of law, the programme was developed following the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Find out more by clicking here.