THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK

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Kristen Olver

Research Assistant, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Kristen holds a BA in Political Studies from Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada, and is completing her MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism from University College London. She previously worked at the Senate of Canada and UNDP Rwanda.
She joined the Global Initiative in October 2017 as a Research Assistant. Kristen is contributing to the creation of an Organized Crime Assessment, as well as conducting research for the UNTOC-Watch Initiative.
Her main areas of interest are human trafficking and the organized crime-terror nexus, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East.

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Trond Havard Glomnes Rudi
Trond Havard Glomnes Rudi

Coordinator against Transnational Organized Crime, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Jean-Luc Vez
Jean-Luc Vez

Managing Director, Security Policy and Security Affairs, at the World Economic Forum.

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Hans Mathieu
Hans Mathieu

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

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Thomas Cantens
Thomas Cantens

Researcher, World Customs Organization & Associate Professor, Auvergne University School of Economics

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Juliana Machado-Ferreira
Juliana Machado-Ferreira

Executive Director, Freeland Brasil

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Vadim Volkov
Vadim Volkov

Academic Director, Institute for the Rule of Law of the European University at Saint-Petersburg and S.A. Muromtsev Professor of Sociology of Law

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