Livia Wagner

Network Coordinator and Senior Expert, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

About this speaker

Livia Wagner works as the Coordinator for the Network of Experts and Senior Expert at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. As Network Coordinator, she serves as the focal point for a variety of network activities of and engagement with more than 500 network members who are involved in analyzing or countering transnational organized crime.

Livia’s work covers mainly the issue of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation, specializing on responsible supply chain management. She has done extensive research on natural resource trafficking, such as illegal gold mining/illegal logging and related organized crime forms with a special focus on Latin America. She also coordinates the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECT) Initiative, and coordinating GI-TOC’s Research Lead for the Tech Against Trafficking Initiative.

Before joining the GI-TOC, she worked several years as international consultant and before that as Private Sector focal point for the United Nations Global Initiative Against Trafficking in Persons (UN.GIFT) and the Non-Governmental Organisation ECPAT on child trafficking for sexual exploitation. She also worked as development official for the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Mauritius.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Development Sociology and International Relations from the University of Linz/Austria and is based in Vienna/Austria.


31st CCPCJ Side Event: Environmental crime as organized crime in the Amazon basin

19 May 2022, 12:10 PM
Adam Day Livia Wagner Maiara Folly Sandra Teran César Augusto Ipenza Alberto Campana Boluarte

Diálogos para la resiliencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe 2022

25 October 2022, 03:00 PM
Celia Medrano Lucia Dammert Guillermo Vazquez del Mercado Almada Griselda Triana Livia Wagner Nicolás Zevallos Trigoso