The Global Initiative Network


Murat Yildiz


Murat Yildiz is a Programme Manager and an expert in crime prevention, criminal justice, and security sector reform. His professional experience encompasses senior positions within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), United Nations, and other regional organisations.

He assisted criminal justice institutions and relevant ministries in their reform initiatives and provided expert advice for countries in South-Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He worked with the OSCE Secretary-General and Permanent Delegations in drafting OSCE’s First Ministerial Council Decision on “Engagement with Afghanistan” after which, he designed and implemented several technical assistance projects in Central Asia and other regions for Afghanistan.

Mr. Yildiz has a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences. He currently works on his Ph.D. dissertation in Philosophy and Educational Sciences.

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