Research center’s Director: Valerio Mancini
Analyst and Political Scientist expert in International Relations
He collaborates with the International Academy for Security and Defense, MASTERY, recently appointed Director of the Department of Trans – national Crime at MISAP – Multidisciplinary Institute for Security management and Antisociality Prevention.
Researcher for the United Nations Interregional Institute for Crime and Justice Research (UNICRI – Turin and Rome), as a consultant for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC – Bogotá and Vienna) and for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD – Paris) and as an analyst at the MAOC (N), Center for Analysis and Maritime Operations (Narcotics) based in Lisbon.
He was assistant to the Plenipotentiary Minister at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the OECD, volunteer for various NGOs and Foundations for the development of social projects related to crime prevention and the spread of the culture of legality in Latin America. Valerio collaborated as a fundraiser with the Youth Committee of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO and was Co-founder of the association “BluAction.org”, linked to sustainability issues and worked for various research centers in Italy and abroad. He participated in the creation of the network of “AIK” companies engaged in the search for funds and development of projects for the public sector and SMEs in the Abruzzo seismic crater and, as export manager, he participated in numerous business missions abroad.
Previous Accademic studies
LL.M. in “International cooperation against transnational organized crime”. BUT. in “Economic security, geopolitics and intelligence”. BUT. in “International relations and European integration” mDoctor in letters in “Political sciences and international relations”