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Khalid Tinasti

Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Khalid Tinasti is a Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and a Visiting Fellow at the International Center on Drug Policy Studies at the University of Shanghai (2020-22). Between 2013 and 2021, he was Director, Executive Secretary and Policy Analyst of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. He also worked as an independent consultant for UNAIDS, WHO, the Graduate Institute and others.

Prior to that, Khalid worked as a Press and Communications Officer in the office of the Minister of Urban Cohesion in France (2010-12), and as an Executive Officer in Gabon (2009-10). Khalid holds a PhD in political science from the Institut Catholique de Paris, was a Visiting teaching and research Fellow at the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva (2018-2021), and held other research fellowships at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2015-16) and at Swansea University (2016).

He is the author of scientific papers and policy research reports with a focus on public policies, democracy and the role of elections, and international drug control mechanisms.

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