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  1. Tom Reifer

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    Associate Fellow

    Tom Reifer is currently Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Sociology Department at the University of San Diego and publishes widely on global peace and social justice issues. He has also been a long-time activist in the anti-nuclear movement as well as a rank and file trade union activist. His specialty is the study of large-scale, long-term social change and world-systems analysis. ...

  2. Jun Borras

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    Saturnino 'Jun' M Borras Jr. is a Filipino political activist and academic who has been deeply involved in rural social movements in the Philippines and internationally since the early 1980s. He was part of the core organising team that established the international peasant movement La Via Campesina and has written extensively on land issues and agrarian movements. He is currently a...

  3. Mayo Fuster Morell

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    Mayo Fuster Morell is the Dimmons director of research on socioeconomical innovation, commons and collaborative economy at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the Open University of Catalonia. Additionally, she is  affiliated to the faculty at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and at the Institute of Governance and Public Policies at the Autonomous...

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    Luciana Boiteux

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    Luciana Boiteux de Figueiredo Rodrigues  is a Doctor of Criminal Law, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Criminal Law at the Federal University of Río de Janeiro.  She is the coordinator of the Policy Research Group on Drugs and Human Rights at the same university.  She also works with the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies on Psychoactive Drugs ( Núcleo de Estudios Interdisciplinares...

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    Alejandro Corda

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    Raúl Alejandro Corda  received a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) in 1998.  He is now a teacher and researcher at the UBA.  Since 1993, he has worked in the national judiciary, and has been the Secretary of Justice in the Federal Criminal Jurisdiction since 2001.  Corda is a member of  Intercambios AC , an NGO that works on drug policy issues.

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    Sandra Edwards

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    Sandra G. Edwards  has lived in Ecuador since 1991, where she has worked for the Latin American Council of Churches and international NGOs.  Since 1995 she has worked as an independent consultant on issues of human rights and forced migration for NGOs such as Oxfam-UKI and the American Friends Service Committee.  She is also a consultant for WOLA, monitoring U.S. drug policies and its impact on...

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    Giorgina Garibotto

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    Giorgina Garibotto  is a sociologist specializing in social demography.  She has worked on public health issues for ten years.  She has carried out research for the IDES Institute and as a TNI consultant on issues of drug trafficking and consumption, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases.  She has also worked with other national and international organization to promote health projects for...

  8. Niamh Ni Bhriain

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    Project Coordinator War and Pacification

    Niamh Ni Bhriain coordinates TNI's War and Pacification Programme, which focuses on the permanent state of war and pacification of resistance. She holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG)....

  9. Dania Putri

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    Programme Assistent

    Dania started working at TNI as an intern, and later continued as a part-time Programme Assistant for TNI’s Drugs & Democracy Programme. Currently she mainly works on communications outreach and provides general assistance for the Drugs & Democracy and Myanmar in Focus Programme. She earned her degree in International Public Management from The Hague University, and specializes in...

  10. Martin Jelsma

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    Programme Director Drugs & Democracy

    Martin Jelsma is a political scientist who has specialised in Latin America and international drugs policy.  In 2005, he received the Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Field of Scholarship, which stated that Jelsma "is increasingly recognized as one of, if not the, outstanding strategists in terms of how international institutions deal with drugs and drug policy."...

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    Pedro Arenas

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    Pedro Arenas trabaja en el Observatorio de cultivos y cultivadores declarados ilícitos, INDEPAZ-Colombia

  12. Lia van Wijk

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  13. Lahpai Seng Raw

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    Lahpai Seng Raw is a 2013 Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and co-founder of the Metta Development Foundation and Airavati. She was also a delegate at the 21st Century Panglong Conferences in 2016 and 2017.

  14. Hilary Wainwright

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    Hilary Wainwright is a leading researcher and writer on the emergence of new forms of democratic accountability within parties, movements and the state. She is the driving force and editor behind Red Pepper, a popular British new left magazine, and has documented countless examples of resurgent democratic movements from Brazil to Britain and the lessons they provide for progressive politics....

  15. Ben Hayes

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    Ben Hayes is a TNI fellow and an independent researcher and consultant on security policies, counter-terrorism, border control and data protection. He has worked with the civil liberties organisation Statewatch in the UK since 1996,  and also consulted for the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights, the UN High Commission for Refugees, Cordaid, the Heinrich Boll Foundation,...

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    Elaine Coburn

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    Elaine Coburn is a sociologist, currently a researcher at the Centre d’analyse et d’intevention sociologiques (CADIS)-Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and assistant professor at the American University of Paris in France. Coburn has written about transformations in world capitalism and social movement challenges to neoliberalism. She is the editor of the (2015) book More Will Sing...

  17. The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI)

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    The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) is focused on the social and political processes in rural spaces that are generating alternatives to regressive, authoritarian politics. We aim to provoke debate and action among scholars, activists, practitioners and policymakers from across the world who are concerned about the current situation, and hopeful about alternatives.

  18. Initiative People’s Agenda for Alternative Regionalisms (PAAR)

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    The People’s Agenda for Alternative Regionalisms is an effort to promote cross-fertilisation of experiences on regional alternatives among social movements and civil society organisations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. It aims to contribute to the understanding of alternative regional integration as a key strategy to struggle against neoliberal globalisation and to broaden the...

  19. Howard Wachtel

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    Howard Wachtel is a former TNI fellow and an expert on the financialisation of the global economy who foresaw the financial crisis long before it struck in autumn 2008. His book in 2003 Street of Dreams. Boulevard of Broken Hearts: Wall Street's First Century (London: Pluto Press) is a widely respected history of the infamous New York street.  Howard was the first co-ordinator of TNI's...

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