THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK

Meet the Experts

Hans Mathieu

Head of FES Columbia and coordinator of FES regional security work in Latin America

Hans Mathieu has been with the German social-democratic Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) for 22 years, working in Brazil, China, FES headquarters in Berlin, Dominican Republic/Cuba, and – since 2009 – in Colombia. As of 2007, Hans has directed the FES Cooperation Program on Regional Security in Latin America and the Caribbean.  He has an interdisciplinary academic foundation, with a degree from the University of Pittsburgh in comparative economic, social and political development and the comparative governance of industrial policy. Most recently, the focus of his work with the FES has been on political governance and the conflict in Colombia, and on regional geopolitics and the impact of organized crime on democratic governance in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Sarah F. Cliffe
Sarah F. Cliffe

Director, Centre on International Cooperation (CIC) Chair, Global Initiative Advisory Board

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Guy Vinet
Guy Vinet

Head of the Strategic Police Matters Unit/Transnational Threats Department, OSCE Secretariat

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Angela Me
Angela Me

Chief Research and Trend Analysis Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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Alexis A. Aronowitz
Alexis A. Aronowitz

University College Utrecht / Utrecht University

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Brooke Stearns Lawson
Brooke Stearns Lawson

Senior Conflict Advisor – Organized Crime, USAID Africa Bureau

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Jean-Luc Lemahieu
Jean-Luc Lemahieu

Director, Policy Analysis and Public Information (UNODC)

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