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Edited books

Book chapters

  • Per un nuova interpretazione della guerra in Kosovo: lo Stato criminale, (with Marcello Saija) in P. Orteca – M. Saija (eds.), Conflitto del Kosovo e “Questione Balcanica”, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli (CZ) 2001, pp. 97 – 117.
  • Towards Stability and Legal Order: What is Serbia going to be? in C. Kollias – K. Sirakoulis (eds.), Defence, Security and  Economic Development in the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean, TEI, Larissa, 2002, pp. 37 – 51.
  • Il terrorismo transnazionale: verso una ricollocazione nell’agenda politica globale, in C. Zanghì – L. Panella (eds.), “Cooperazione giudiziaria in materia penale e diritti dell’uomo”, Giappichelli, Torino, 2004, pp. 149-158.
  • “War on Terror”: caratteri e implicazioni globali dell’egemonia americana, in M. Saija (eds.), Sources of Conflict and Prospects for Peace in the Mediterranean Basin within the North-South Relations – Acta from the Peace Studies Conference, Giappichelli, Torino, 2006, pp. 61-86.
  • Organized Crime, Non-State Actors and Weak/Failed States in Shanty (eds.), Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 2007, pp. 357-363.
  • Organized Crime in the Balkans: Implications for Regional Security, in M. Shanty (eds.), Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 2007, pp. 78-83.
  • European Union Governance in the Southern Caucasus, in Geistlinger/Longo/Lordkipanidze/Nasibli (eds.) Security identity and the Southern Caucasus. The role of the EU, US and Russia, NWV, Wien/Graz 2008, pp. 187-210.
  • La politica europea di vicinato nel Caucaso meridionale, in F. Longo (eds.), L’Unione Europea e il ‘cerchio di amici’: sicurezza europea e politica di vicinato, Giuffrè, Milan, 2008, pp. 85-109.
  • The Balkanisation of Politics: Crime and Corruption in Albania, in P. Satyanarayana Prasad (eds.), Crimes in International Trade. Issues and Perspectives, Icfai University Press, Hyderabad, 2008, pp. 177-212.
  • Transnational organized crime and the global security agenda: different perceptions and conflicting strategies in F. Longo, F. Allum, D. Irrera, and P. Kostakos (eds.), Defying and Defining Organized Crime. Discourse, perception and reality, Routledge, London, 2010, pp. 71-85.
  • NGO’s roles in the Humanitarian Interventions and Pace Support Operations in F. Attinà and D. Irrera (eds.), Multilateral security and ESDP operations, Ashgate, London, 2010, pp. 71-85.
  • European Union and civil society. The long tentative engagement, in D. Preda and D. Pasquinucci (eds.), The Road Europe Travelled Along. The Evolution of the EEC/EU Institutions and Policies, Lang, Brussels, 2010, pp. 183-200
  • NGO’S roles in Humanitarian Interventions and Peace Support Operation in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in R. Marchetti – N. Tocci (eds.), Conflict Society and Peace-building. Comparative Perspectives, Routledge India, 2011, pp. 120-145.
  • Humanitarian NGOs in Peacebuilding and Reconstruction Operations, in F. Attinà (eds), The Politics and Policies of Relief, Aid and Reconstruction. Contrasting approaches to disasters and emergencies, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2012, pp. 191-211.
  • Société civile et changement des régimes politiques. Le cas de l’Egypte, (with Petia Gueorguieva) in Jamil Sayah et A. Galabov (eds.), Citoyennetés et participations depuis le Printemps arabe, l’Harmattan, Paris, 2012, pp. 55-70.
  • Humanitarian NGOs on the Ground: Roles for Civil Societyin Conflict Management in T. Malyarenko and S. Wolff (eds.), Crisis Management and Conflict Prevention in Eastern Europe and the Balkans: Lessons for Ukraine-EU Cooperation, Moscow, 2012, pp. 167-186.
  • The EU Strategy in Tackling Organized Crime in the Framework of Multilateralism, in K. Kaunert K. and S. Leonard S. (eds.), European Security Governance and the European Neighbourhood after the Lisbon Treaty, Routledge, London, 2012, pp. 47-59.
  • NGOs, Peace Support Activity, and the UNPREDEP Mission in Macedonia, in J. R. Rudolph, Jr. and W. J. Lahneman (eds.), From Mediation to Nation-Building: Third Parties and the Management of Communal Conflict, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD, 2013, pp. 463-480.
  • The Externalisation of the EU Internal Security Strategy in the Framework of Multilateralism: The Case of the Fight against Transnational Organised Crime, in M. O’Neill, K. Swinton and A. Winter (eds.), New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle, 2013, pp. 218-237.
  • The multilateral response in tackling the crime-terror nexus. The EU contribution, in P. C. van Duyne, J. Harvey, G. A. Antonopoulos, K. von Lampe, A. Maljević, A. Markovska (eds.), Corruption, greed and crime-money. Sleaze and shady economy in Europe and beyondWolf Legal Publishers, Oisterwijk, 2014, pp. 135-153.
  • Introduction: the European Parliament as an international actor, in The European Parliament and its International Relations, Stelios Stavridis, Daniela Irrera (eds.), Routledge, London, 2015, pp. 1-15.
  • The crime-terror-insurgency ‘nexus’. Implications on multilateral cooperation in S. Romaniuk (eds.) Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Modern War, CRC Press, New York 2016.
  • NGOs and the EU emergencies response policies: a quantitative analysis of the relations with States and EU institutions in R. Marchetti (eds.), Partnerships in International Policy-Making. Civil Society and Public Institutions in European and Global Affairs, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 237-252.
  • Società civile e migranti nel Mediterraneo: le ‘operazioni non governative di ricerca e salvataggio in mare in S. Panebianco (eds.), Sulle onde del Mediterraneo. Cambiamenti globali e risposte alle crisi migratorie, Egea, Milano, pp. 93-111.
  • Organised Crime: balancing between national constraints and global necessities in Ripoll Servent, Ariadna & Trauner, Florian (eds.), ‘Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research’, London, Routledge, 2018.
  • NGOs and Security in Conflict Zones in Thomas Davies (eds.), ‘Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations’, London, Routledge, 2019.
  • L’Italia, le politiche di gestione delle emergenze umanitarie e le ONG tra dimensione nazionale ed europea, in P. Isernia e F. Longo (ed.), La politica estera italiana nel nuovo millennio, Bologna, IlMulino, pp. 203-225, 2019.• The EU, UK and Northern Ireland. The risk of losing a guarantee, in H. Carrapico, A. Niehuss, C. Berthélémy (eds.), ‘Brexit and Internal Security’, London, Palgrave, 2019.

Journal articles

Policy briefs 

  • Crime et corruption, in ‘Courrier de la planète’, n.86, 2008, pp. 51-54.
  • The EU and the Western Balkans in the Fight Against Corruption and Organized Crime in V. Esch, J. Kabus (eds.), A future security architecture for Southeast Europe, ASPEN Publisher, Berlin, 2013, pp. 207-211.
  • Formal and Informal Actors in the Western Balkans: Measuring the Impact of Anti-Corruption Policies, in ‘Rule of Law enhancement in the Western Balkans: Identifying the next steps, ASPEN publisher, Berlin, 2014, pp.62-66.

On-line papers 


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