The Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime will be held Nov. 30 to Dec. 16 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.
Dates: Nov. 30 to Dec. 16, 2016 - Language: English Only
Course Description: Held twice a year, the Program on Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) focuses on 21st century national security threats as a result of illicit trafficking and other criminal activities. This program examines the major methods by which transnational criminal and terrorist organizations engage in criminal activities for profit.
Course Director: Professor Joe Vann
Class Composition/demographics: 90 registered participants from 52 countries; 38 military; 52 are civilian; 79 males and 11 females; eight alumni.
Combatant Commands represented: 14 from U.S. Africa Command; 12 from U.S. Central Command; 32 from U.S. European Command; seven from U.S. Northern Command; 14 from U.S. Pacific Command; and, 11 from U.S. Southern Command.
Organizations: 28 from the Ministry of Defense; three from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 23 from Ministry of Interior/Internal Security; one from Legislative Branch; four from Military Service; seven from cabinet-level ministries; 10 from police; and, one from an International Organization.
Origins: Part of the Marshall Center’s transnational curriculum, this will be the fifth iteration of the CTOC program, the third under this name. The program was previously titled Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking.
Last Time Held: Aug. 10 to 25, 2016 - Next Time Held: May 10 to 25, 2017
Photos from the course can be found on the Marshall Center Photo Gallery.