Magdalena Howland

UNODC Associate Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer in the Gender and Human rights project of the UNODC Global Programme on implementing the Organized Crime Convention.

About this speaker

Magdalena joined the UNODC Global Programme on implementing the Organized Crime Convention in September 2022. Since then, Magdalena has been working on the Gender and Human Rights Project and has been supporting the development of the new UNDOC Toolkit on Mainstreaming Gender and Human Rights in the implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. As the section’s gender and disability focal point, Magdalena actively strives to ensure that the Global Programme’s work is accessible and inclusive.  

Prior to her role in the Global Programme, Magdalena was part of the UNOV/UNODC Gender Team and supported the implementation of the UNOV/UNODC Strategy for Gender Equality and Women’s Development. Before this, Magdalena completed an internship with NATO in the Hague, where she supported the organization’s efforts towards the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Development from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom where she wrote her a thesis in collaboration with the UNDP Oslo Governance Center. 


Combating organized crime

19 October 2023, 10:00 AM
John Powell Alessandro Moretti Ioannis Vlassis Georgios Antonopoulos Kaushik Thinnaneri Ganesan Xavier L’Hoiry Magdalena Howland