16 Jul 2018
Human Trafficking-Smuggling Nexus in Libya
Crime & Conflict, Migrant Smuggling, NAS-Obs
Senior Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Sam is a Senior Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. She has extensive experience in the fields of counter trafficking, migration and criminal justice. She has worked for the United Nations, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Walk Free Foundation, a global anti-slavery initiative.
Sam specializes in human trafficking trends in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. She has conducted extensive field research throughout MENA, and during 2016, worked with the UN in Iraq to assess the growing phenomenon of trafficking in conflict. She is currently researching the nexus between human smuggling and human trafficking.
Sam is the co-author of the 2014 and 2016 Global Slavery Index, and the IOM’s 2015 report The Other Migrant Crisis. She is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia. She is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Director, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Post-doc Researcher & Lecturer, Democritus University of Thrace / Open University of Greece
Fellow for Latin America Studies, David Rockefeller Studies Program,Council on Foreign Relations
John Hay Professor of International Studies and Political Science, Brown University
CEO, I.R. Consilium; Consultant, UNODC; Adjunct Professor, US Department of Defense’s Africa Center for Strategic Studies & Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council
Editor, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Lecturer (Teaching) for Latin America and The Caribbean, UCL Department of Security and Crime Science
Community Manager, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Programme Coordinator (South East Asia and the Pacific) for the Global Maritime Crime Programme, UNODC
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Director of the Center for Security and Sustainability and Assistant Professor of Globalization Studies and Humanitarian Action, University of Groningen