Sven Peterke


Professor Dr. jur. Sven Peterke M.A. teaches political science and public international law at the Centre for Juridical Sciences (CCJ), Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil.

  • Organized crime and gang violence in national and international law

    Although they are not new, states only recently began to perceive organized crime and gang violence as serious threats to public security. This article outlines the difficulties of dealing adequately in legal terms with these phenomena and analyses the different approaches adopted so far at the national and international level.