Iris's Twitter Feed

  • #Chinese demand for ‘red ivory’ spells doom for helmeted #hornbill #redivory #bloodivory… 1 week ago
  • RT  @GI_TOC : OPPORTUNITY:  @TR_Foundation  is offering a training scheme for #journalists across #Africa, in partnership with  @ENACT_Africa . J… 2 weeks ago
  • RT  @GI_TOC : Keeping migrants in #Africa... You can call the current approach good politics. Just don’t call it good policy:… 1 month ago
  • RT  @InSightCrime : The possibility of a surrender by the Urabeños creates uncertainty around the future of Colombia's cocaine trafficking la… 1 month ago
  • RT  @GI_TOC : Our expert Paul Chaves: "Emerging #DrugTrafficking groups are joining extant ones and new organisations are catching up on the… 1 month ago

Iris Oustinoff

Programme Associate, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime


Iris holds an MA in International Relations and European Politics (MIREP) from the University of Bath and an MA in International Project Management from the Sorbonne.

She first joined the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime Secretariat as Intern in March 2015, and is now a Programme Associate.

Her main areas of interest are environmental crime, drug and human trafficking, as well as development issues with a regional focus on Africa and Latin America mainly. Prior to joining the Global Initiative, Iris wrote a thesis entitled “Illegal Wildlife Trafficking and Global Security: the case of the illegal tiger trade in Southeast Asia” on the growing involvement of international organised crime networks in wildlife smuggling and its threat to global security.

Additionally, she has been working on counter-terrorism issues as part of the EU funded programme CT MORSE in Brussels.

A French native, Iris is also fluent in English, Spanish and is proficient in Portuguese.