UCL European Institute


Europol Director - Public Lecture

21 February 2017–02 March 2017, 12:00 am–12:00 am


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The Department of Security and Crime Science and the Organised Crime Research Network are hosting a public lecture by the head of the European policing agency Europol.

Thursday 2 March, 4.30pm

Thursday 2nd March
Reception - 4.30pm
Talk - 5.00pm
Location TBC

The Department of Security and Crime Science and the Organised Crime Research Network are pleased to announce a special presentation as part of its programme of work around tackling organised crime and terrorism.

Mr Wainwright was appointed Director of Europol in April 2009. He was reappointed for a second term in 2013, having overseen Europol's transition from intergovernmental organisation to EU agency status in 2010, ensured Europol's pivotal position in the new EU Policy Cycle for serious and organised crime from 2011, and secured the establishment of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol in 2013. Under his command Europol has also established the new European Counter Terrorism Centre and European Migrant Smuggling Centre, both in 2016.

As the EU's law enforcement agency, Europol has a mission to support its Member States in preventing and combatting all forms of serious international organised crime and terrorism. In his presentation Rob Wainwright will provide a number of insights into the daily workings of Europol and how it works with member states. Mr. Wainwright will also provide topical and timely commentary on the impact of Brexit on the UKs relationship with Europol and the implications for collective security.

This invitation is open to all members of the Department of Security and Crime Science and invited guests. Please ensure you register here using password europol17- a strict guest list will be operated. Please bring your ticket and a form of ID.