August 31, 2022

WCT – Members of the steering committee announced!

WIIS Brussels is excited to announce the names of the experts who will guide and support the EU-funded project « The role of women in security and counterterrorism »:

  • Francisca Bostyn, Administrator General, Belgian State Security Service (VSSE)
  • Irina Bratosin, Senior Gender Advisor,  Interpol (Singapore office) 
  • Gabriele Cascone, Head of Counter-Terrorism section NATO
  • Joana Cook, Assistant Professor Terrorism and Political Violence / Senior Project Coordinator/Editor in Chief, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA) – Leiden University / International Centre for Counterterrorism (ICCT)
  • Marie Compère, Director, Academic Unit, International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law
  • Alexandra Couvreur, Regional Counsellor CT and Security Horn of Africa, Delegation of the European Union to Kenya 
  • Katarzyna Cuadrat-Grzybowska, Policy Officer, EC DG HOME (representing Monique Pariat)
  • Catherine de Bolle, Executive Director, Europol
  • Roula El Derbas, International Human Rights Law, Counterterrorism and Cultural Diplomacy Consultant
  • Cristina Gallach, Former Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Honorary President of WIIS Brussels 
  • Maria Gámez Gámez, Director General, Spanish Guardia Civil
  • Esperanza Jalkh Guerrero, Law enforcement expert, CT JUST 
  • Christiane Höhn, Principal Advisor to the EU Counterterrorism Coordinator, EU Council
  • Amrita Kapur, Advisor Gender Responsive and inclusive peacemaking, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue & International Criminal Law and SGBV Justice expert, Justice Rapid Response [former Gender, Justice and Security Expert; Programme Manager, Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF)]
  • Gilles de Kerchove, Former EU Counter Terrorism Coordinator
  • Jean-Paul Laborde, Ambassador on fighting terrorism, cybercrime and organised crime, Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean
  • Maria Monsterrat Marin Lopez, Executive Director, EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL)
  • Everjoyce Ndove, Gender officer, Interpol (Regional bureau Harare)
  • Laura Nyirinkindi, Africa Regional Vice President, International Federation of Women Lawyers.
  • Colonel Khadessa Sy, Gender Taskforce coordinator, Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal
  • Idriss Mounir Lallali, Deputy Director, African Union’s African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism 
  • Danny Dwi Wulandari, Policy Analyst, Indonesia Directorate of Regional and Multilateral Cooperation, National Counter Terrorism Agency (BNPT) 

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