Alexandra Preperier is a Research Assistant at DCAF, where she works on the linkages between SSG/R and the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda, with a focus on the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Prior to joining DCAF, she conducted research for organisations such as the International Crisis Group and the Organization of American States. Alexandra holds a dual Master’s degree from Sciences Po Paris and the University of St. Gallen.
Hans Born (Phd) is Assistant Director and Head of the Policy and Research Division at the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance. He has led policy research on human rights, accountability and security sector governance for the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament.
Ph.D. student in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration and Criminology at PUCRS. LLM (Master of Laws) at PUCRS (2018). Visiting Professional Programme at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2018). Bachelor’s Degree in Law at UFRGS Law School (2016). International Visiting student at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2014). Human Rights Defender and Criminal Defense Attorney. Senior Researcher at the Data Privacy Brazil Research Association.
Karen Melchior is a Danish member of the European Parliament, representing The Danish Social Liberal Party Radikale Venstre. She is the Renew Europe coordinator for the Legal Affairs committee and is also a member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. As a MEP, Ms. Melchior is invested in the legal work concerning digital technology and Artificial Intelligence, especially consumer protection in the era of digitalization.
Dr. Ilia Siatitsa leads one of the key strategic areas at PI that – using litigation, research and advocacy – contests governments exploitation of unprecedented surveillance capabilities that outstrip the safeguards for people’s rights. She further explores the impact of new technologies on human rights beyond the right to privacy. Ilia is a qualified lawyer in Greece and has a PhD in International Law from the University of Geneva.
Fulco van Deventer is co-founder of Human Security Collective and works on the nexus security-development. He is focused on the impact that counter-terrorism measures have on civil society and facilitates governments and civil society on countering and preventing violent extremism. He has a background in psychology and organizational development and has worked extensively in conflict areas to help civil society organizations build their capacity on conflict transformation.
- Mariska Head of the Clingendael Conflict Research Unit (CRU) and a Consortium Partner for the KPSRL. As a researcher, she focuses on aid architecture and effectiveness issues in fragile and conflict-affected situations, and specifically on coordination and coherence issues as well as financing modalities.
A new iteration of the KPSRL will be launched in 2021, and we want to test some ideas with you. This is your chance, as a member of our SRoL community, to give your input on how the Platform should work and what it should offer as of 2021 and beyond.
The session seeks to explore the question of how policy makers use knowledge from policy and academic research for their work on SSR. The overall aim of the session is to collect interesting, surprising and puzzling insights that can be used to redefine policy knowledge transfer in the future.
This session will discuss the findings of the KMF-funded project focused on human rights implications of the use of biometrics in counter-terrorism, conducted in support of the Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights and explore ways to further a human-rights-based approach to existing, emerging and future uses of biometrics.