Siria Gastelum Felix

Resilience Director, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime Resilience Director, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

About this speaker

Siria Gastelum is the Director of Resilience at the Global Initiative. Siria started documenting community responses to organized crime in her own native state of Sinaloa, Mexico where she launched the #GIResilience Project in 2017. The #GIResilience Project was selected to be presented during the 2018 UN General Assembly in New York at the UN Solutions Summit. And, in 2019, the #GIResilience Project became the Resilience Fund.

Siria is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has worked on radio, television and print media in Mexico, the United States and Canada. In 2008, she joined the United Nations Office in Vienna. She worked at the International Narcotics Control Board and the Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT).

Currently, Siria leads GI-TOC’s programming in Latin America and works on technology applications to empower civil society leaders to collaborate, learn from each other and tell their own story.


End extortion now

19 January 2022, 02:00 PM
Ian Tennant Ponelo Kalonga Siria Gastelum Felix Edoardo Zaffuto Tuesday Reitano D K Miloš Katić Vania Pigeonutt Riana Raymonde Randrianarisoa

31st CCPCJ Side Event: Communities on the frontline against organized crime

18 May 2022, 12:10 PM
Ian Tennant Siria Gastelum Felix Bubacar Ture Mark Shaw Hermanto Hasan Robert Riziki Maria Isabel Cruz Bernal Kjersti E. Andersen Luis Javier Campuzano Pina

11th UNTOC COP Side Event: Addressing the increasing links between arms trafficking and other forms of organized crime

20 October 2022, 08:00 AM
Romain Le Cour Grandmaison Simonetta Grassi Nils Duquet Siria Gastelum Felix Guillermo Vazquez del Mercado Almada

High-level Resilience Dialogue on empowering local and indigenous women against environmental crimes and biodiversity loss

05 March 2024, 02:00 PM
Tuesday Reitano Gwen Boniface Radha Barooha Diana Siller Siria Gastelum Felix