Vanja Petrovic

Programme Manager, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime Programme Manager, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

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Vanja Petrovic joined the Global Initiative in April 2022 as a Programme Manager for the South Eastern Europe Observatory. Vanja has a long experience in international development projects and research in the field of rule of law, human rights, criminal and social justice. She started her career in Serbia working for GIZ’s regional legal reform project, and in 2011 moved to South Africa where her focus has primarily been on research, training and advocacy in the field of criminology and criminal justice. She worked extensively in Mozambique, contributing to a number of research projects related to juvenile justice, policing, prisons and prisoners’ rights, sentencing, etc. Vanja holds MPhil in interdisciplinary studies – Criminology, Law and Society from the University of Cape Town (UCT) South Africa. She is native Serbian, and fluent in English and Spanish.

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Youth and organized crime

14 October 2022, 01:00 PM
Anesa Agovic Iris Oustinoff-Leroux Vanja Petrovic Thomas Dournon

Illicit financial flows in the WB6 - new trends and dynamics

18 October 2023, 01:00 PM
Dardan Kocani Ivica Simonovski Vanja Petrovic Anesa Agovic

Balkan illicit economies and the war on Ukraine

19 October 2023, 11:30 AM
Tihomir Bezlov Vanja Petrovic Ruggero Scaturro Saša Đorđević