• Senior Analyst,
  • North Africa and the Sahel Observatory, The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
  • Switzerland
In programme
  • November 23 15:00 to 16:30
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Emadeddin Badi is a Senior Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime, specializing in criminal markets, organized crime, governance, post-conflict stabilization, hybrid security structures and peacebuilding. He has conducted regular field research in North Africa, primarily on avenues for reforming security institutions, armed violence, war economies and cross-border crime.

Emad is also an advisor for Libya with the Geneva Centre for Security Governance (DCAF) and a non-resident Senior Fellow with the Middle East Program at the Atlantic Council. Previously, he was a nonresident scholar at the Counterterrorism and Extremism Program at the Middle East Institute as well as a resident Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Emad has authored several book chapters and monographs, and his analysis has been published widely, including with the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Chatham House, Foreign Policy, the Middle East Institute, War on the Rocks, the Washington Post, World Politics Review and many others. He holds two bachelors, respectively from the University of Essex and the University of Tripoli, as well as an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, UK. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.