Livia Wagner

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime Network Coordinator and Senior Expert

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Livia Wagner works as the Coordinator for the Network of Experts and Senior Expert at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. As Network Coordinator, she serves as the focal point for a variety of network activities of and engagement with more than 500 network members who are involved in analyzing or countering transnational organized crime.

Livia’s work covers mainly the issue of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation, specializing on responsible supply chain management. She has done extensive research on natural resource trafficking, such as illegal gold mining/illegal logging and related organized crime forms with a special focus on Latin America. She also coordinates the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECT) Initiative, and coordinating GI-TOC’s Research Lead for the Tech Against Trafficking Initiative.

Before joining the GI-TOC, she worked several years as international consultant and before that as Private Sector focal point for the United Nations Global Initiative Against Trafficking in Persons (UN.GIFT) and the Non-Governmental Organisation ECPAT on child trafficking for sexual exploitation. She also worked as development official for the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Mauritius.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Development Sociology and International Relations from the University of Linz/Austria and is based in Vienna/Austria.

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Expert networks addressing TOC

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Livia Wagner David Kaplan Carolina Sampó Iris Oustinoff-Leroux

Assistance to victims of trafficking in persons

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera Livia Wagner Mayra Hernandez-Figueroa Raquel Caspi

Criminal dynamics and exploitation of communities in Chiapas and Chihuahua, Mexico

13 October 2022, 08:30 PM
Livia Wagner Diana Siller María Landa

Children at stake – Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) - A global perspective of how vulnerable children are victimized online

18 October 2023, 04:00 PM
Livia Wagner Edgar Federzoni Zoe Colpaert Ana Lucila Sandoval Orozco Madalina Rogoz

Amazon underworld: crime and corruption in the shadows of the world’s largest rainforest

18 October 2023, 11:30 PM
Bram Ebus Ana Carolina Alfinito Livia Wagner Ana Paula Oliveira