Working Papers UNESCO

Call for Working Papers: The UNESCO Chair of the NUP welcomes contributions by young and senior scholars for the online publication series “NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Papers”; this initiative builds upon the successful NUP Jean Monnet Working Papers series, which exists since 2020. We accept manuscripts on topics related to human development and security, the fight against transnational crime and economic crime, money laundering, the financing of terrorism, asset recovery, asset freezes and confiscation, financial investigations, judicial cooperation in criminal matters, etc.

  • Papers are submitted in English
  • Submitted papers should contain 3’000-6’000 words (footnotes included).
  • Submitted papers are reviewed on a rolling basis by a scientific committee composed of University professors, which makes a decision within 2 to 3 weeks after the manuscript’s submission.
  • Accepted papers are edited and formatted by the team of the UNESCO Chair and they are published on the Chair’s website under the section “NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Papers”.

If you are interested in submitting a manuscript for the series of NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Papers, please send your work to the following email address: [email protected]

Waiver: The support of the European Commission and UNESCO for the production of these publications does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and these organizations cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

  1. Study Group on Illicit Trades, ‘Preserving Our Legacy: Unveiling Solutions to Combat Cultural Property Trafficking’, NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Paper No 13/2023
  2. Study Group on Illicit Trades, ‘Safeguarding Human Security from Illicit Arms Trafficking Worldwide’, NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Paper No 14/2023
  3. Study Group on Illicit Trades, ‘Sins of the Shadows: Combatting Illicit Trades in Wildlife, Timber, and Fisheries’, NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Paper No 15/2023
  4. Study Group on Illicit Trades, ‘International Efforts in Curbing the Shadow of Illicit Diamond Trade’, NUP UNESCO/Jean Monnet Working Paper No 16/2023