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Prem Mahadevan

Senior Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Prem Mahadevan is a senior researcher with the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. He completed undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in War Studies and Intelligence Studies from King’s College London, and has worked at the CSS for almost nine years as a policy analyst on organized crime, terrorism and geopolitics. He has lectured at universities in Austria and the Czech Republic, and been invited to brief high-ranking security officials from across Europe and Asia, besides NATO and the Global Counterterrorism Forum. He has co-authored policy studies for the Swiss foreign ministry and written a book on counterterrorist special operations for the Indian Army. His academic publications include two monographs on the theme ‘intelligence and terrorism’, besides several peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in edited volumes.

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Amanda Rude
Amanda Rude

Secretariat, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

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Julio Alejandro Téllez-Valdés
Julio Alejandro Téllez-Valdés

Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, UNAM

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Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic
Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic

Former Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia to the UN, Senior Advisor, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, Visiting Professor, Law School University of Rome 3; School of Governance, LUISS, Rome; Law School, Univeristy of Belgrade

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Catalina Uribe-Burcher
Catalina Uribe-Burcher

Senior Programme Officer, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)

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Helena Sundén
Helena Sundén

Secretary-General, The Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute

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Kristin Kvigne
Kristin Kvigne

Police Commissioner, head of the Police Department at the National Police Directorate

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