Staff

 

Dr. Viktor Sebek

Dr. Viktor Sebek

Director of international Relations

Capt. Dieter K Rudolph

Capt. Dieter K Rudolph

US Navy (ret), Director of North American Office and Coordinator of Working Group on Environment


Felipe Cabrera

Felipe Cabrera

Executive Assistant and Corodinator of Working Group on Indian and Tribal Affairs

Nelson Zamora

Nelson Zamora

Webmaster

Luis Enrique Escudero

Luis Enrique Escudero

Videographer


Gianmarco Vassalli

Gianmarco Vassalli

Rapporteur of the Working Group on Peace as a Tool for Global Peace


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Education ELACID, Universidad San Buenaventura (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia) March MA in International Cooperation for Development in agreement with University of 2014
Pavia

March 2016
Subjects: Cooperation and Development in International Relations and International Law, Cooperation and Development Economic Models, Political Economy for Latin America and the Caribbean, Agricultural Economics and Rural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, Economic Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sociology and Anthropology of Cooperation, South-South Cooperation and Political Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean, Human Sustainable Development Project Cycle (Project Formulation, Budget, Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation).

Research interests: Theories of Development, Inclusive Development, Culture and Alternative Modalities of International Cooperation in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.

Final MA Dissertation: South-South Cooperation: a possible and viable alternative to inclusive development for Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.


Kingston University (London, United Kingdom) Sept. BA International Relations with Business 2008
Subjects: International Relations Theory, Politics of Latin American and -
Middle Eastern Countries, International Political Economy, Politics of Globalization, Contemporary US Foreign Policy, Statistics, Marketing, Corporate Strategy, HR Management

Second Year Study Abroad Program at Bond University, Australia (January – May 2010).

Final Dissertation: The Inevitability of the 1954 U.S. Military Intervention in Guatemala - What was the Impact of the North American Coup in Guatemala on U.S.-Central America Relations?

Work TENARIS TuboCaribe (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia) March

Junior Researcher - March  2015

Academic Research on International Cooperation for Development focused on Development, Culture and Private Sector issues in Latin America/Caribbean and North America for the Escuela Latino Americana de Cooperación y Desarrollo (ELACID).

Helping in the Organization of the International Conference ‘Transición deODM a ODS: Desafíos de la Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo’, The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), Cartagena de Indias, August 2014.

Personal Work published: ‘La Cooperazione verso il Multilateralismo ́ Missione Oggi, October 2014; ‘The Inevitability of the 1954 U.S. Military Intervention in Guatemala’ Revista Internacional de Cooperación y Desarrollo, November 2014; ‘La Cooperazione Unione Europea e America Latina 2007-20013’ Il Politico, November 2014; ‘ Open Pit Coal Mining in Northern Colombia: Institutional Weakness and Primacy of Capital’ University of British Columbia, May 2015.

July 2011

Experience
Social Development Analyst 2015 Promoting economic and social development of the communities near -
Tenaris TuboCaribe industrial operations, through the implementation of formative/cultural programs and infrastructures’ projects, at both corporate and local level, with the objective of identifying the communities' needs and supporting their sustainable development; Administrative and operational tasks.
ELACID – Universidad San Buenaventura in agreement with University of Pavia April (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia) 2014
March 2016

2012 Managing partnerships with worldwide institutions for higher education -

ILCS (Rabat, Morocco)
International Programs Coordinator
(Business, Journalism and Communication), languages and community work programs, developing and expanding abroad ILCS resources, services and programs.
Voluntary Work: organizing theatre workshops, pedagogical activities and language courses for children in educational institutions (high schools, orphanages, NGOs offices) in rural/underdeveloped areas of Rabat, Morocco (January-April 2012). Collaboration with the Italian NGO Ai.Bi in Rabat, collecting and systematizing data of the children welcomed to the minors reception institution Dar Al Wafae in Fez, plus conducting research on the migration of Sub-Saharan minors to Morocco (March-May 2013).
April 2013

Additional Experience
Teaching Experience: Teaching Italian Language to Master Students and Administrative Personnel (Escuela Latinoamericana de Cooperación y Desarrollo-Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, April 2014-February 2015); Teaching English and Italian Language and Geography to high school students (Alkhawarizmi Lycée Collegial Hay El Maoida-Rabat, Morocco January - June 2012)

Journalism/Academic Research: Writing collaboration with Ambiente Energia, an Italian magazine focused on alternative energies and green policies (August-December 2011). Published article ‘Guerra Freddissima’ Ambiente Energia, 2012; Conducting Research for The Rendition Project, a collaborative research initiative run by the University of Kent and the University of Kingston, that aims to bring academic expertise to bear in order to research the CIA's rendition, detention and interrogation programme after the events of the 11 September 2001 (June-July 2011); Sport and News Story Writer for Libero, an Italian national newspaper, also engaged with work of pagination and desk work, attendance of press conferences and interviews (July-September 2009).

Culture/Arts/Entertainment: Manager of the Afro-Colombian dancing group ‘Compañìa Periferia’ based in Cartagena, Colombia (since January 2016);Temporary collaborations with the Italian Institute of Culture- Italian Embassy of Rabat, Morocco for cinema and literature presentations (January-December 2013); Presentation and Commentary on Italian Neorealism for the cultural event ‘Cinema Italiano’ at the Italian Institute of Culture in Rabat (12-15 November 2013); Freelance Casting Director and Pre-Production assistant for North American and French cinema\television productions in Colombia and Morocco including: Reality Show The Amazing Race, Ricky Martin’s Music Video La Mordidita and TV Show Bikini and Boardwalks with Cartagena based audio-visual production company Cumbia Films (May 2014- November 2015); Movie A Hologram for the King, TV Series Homeland, Games of Thrones, Tyrant, and Une Bonne Leçon in Morocco (June 2012- February 2014); Singing and Acting experiences in both theatre and television in Italy, UK, Morocco and Colombia.


Skills Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), French (Fluent), Italian (Native), German (Basic), Moroccan Arabic (Intermediate)
IT Skills: Complete knowledge of Microsoft Office, Internet and SPSS
Driving Licence: European Driving Licence (B)
Writing Skills: Able to write Academic, Descriptive, Expository, Business, Report, Research, Narrative style in English, Spanish and Italian.

Professor Akbota Zholdasbekova

Professor Akbota Zholdasbekova

Dean of the Faculty of International Relations,Eurasian national University of Astana, Kazakhstan, Coordinator of the Working Group on Eurasian Affairs

Eng. Mangala Wickramanayake

Eng. Mangala Wickramanayake

Coordinator for South Asia