27 Jan 2022
Illicit economies and armed conflict
Crime & Conflict, Global Organized Crime Index, CAM-Obs, ESA-Obs, NAS-Obs
Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Mariana joined the Global Initiative in June 2021 as an Analyst to help expand the Global Initiatives work in Colombia and Latin-America.
She has experience in peacebuilding and human rights project management, policy, and political reporting and analysis having worked at the Swiss and British Embassies in Colombia. Mariana has worked on peacebuilding, human rights, sexual and gender-based violence, political analysis and media freedom. She is interested in crime and violence prevention, dialogue and mediation and conflict and stability.
She holds a BA in political science from Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá and speaks Spanish, English and French.
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