06 May 2021
Conflict, Coping and Covid:
Migrant Smuggling, Political Economy, NAS-Obs
Journalist & Senior Research Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Peter Tinti is a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and independent journalist, focusing on conflict, human rights and organized crime. As part of his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti has written and contributed to several reports on organized crime in the Sahel, narcotics trafficking in Mali, and migrant smuggling networks in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
In addition to his work for the Global Initiative, Tinti’s writing and photography has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and Vice, among other outlets. Tinti’s work covering the conflict in Mali earned him recognition by Action on Armed Violence, which included him on its list titled, “Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence.”
He co-authored a book with Tuesday Reitano on the smuggling networks behind Europe’s migration crisis, Migrant, Refugee; Smuggler, Savior, published by Hurst Publishers in September 2016.
Professor of Sociology, Federal University of Sao Carlos; Researcher at the Center for Metropolitan Studies CEM
Human Rights Lawyer and Fellow, Open Society Foundation
Director, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam International Institute of Social Studies
President and CEO, Luna Global Networks
Programme Specialist / Gender Investigator, Women, Peace and Security
Observatory Coordinator for East and Horn of Africa, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Senior Analyst, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Professor of Practice, National Defense University, William J Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies
Professor of Criminology, University of Jos, JOS, Nigeria
Editor-in-Chief and Journalist, Web Portal "FrontOnline"
Policy Analyst - International relations, Anti-Corruption and Human Trafficking