Tuesday Reitano

Deputy Director, GI-TOC

About this speaker

Tuesday Reitano is Deputy Director at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and a senior research advisor at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, where she leads the ENACT programme on behalf of the GI-TOC.

Tuesday was formerly the director of CT MORSE, an independent policy and monitoring unit for the EU’s programmes in counter-terrorism, and for 12 years was a policy specialist in the UN System, including with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Development Group (UNDG) and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). In this time, she has amassed a wealth of experience in fragile states and development working both with states, civil society and at the community level to strengthen resilience to transnational threats, promote sustainable development and the rule of law.

Tuesday has authored a number of policy orientated and academic reports with leading institutions such as the UN, World Bank and OECD on topics ranging from organized crime’s evolution and impact in Africa, on human smuggling, illicit financial flows, and the nexus between crime, terrorism, security and development. She is the author of an OECD flagship publication: Illicit Financial Flows: Criminal Economies in West Africa, co-author of Migrant, Refugee; Smuggler, Saviour, a book published in 2016 by Hurst on the role of smugglers in Europe’s migration crisis, and the editor of Militarised Responses to Organised Crime: War on Crime, published by Palgrave in 2017.

She holds three Masters Degrees in Business Administration (MBA), Public Administration (MPA) and an MSc in Security, Conflict and International Development (MSc). Tuesday is based in Geneva, Switzerland, with her family.

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End extortion now

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

Legalizing the Drug Wars: A Regulatory History of UN Drug Control

15 March 2022, 08:00 AM
Tuesday Reitano Lindsay Skoll John Collins Robert Peacock Luis Javier Campuzano Pina Umej Bhatia

The Russo-Ukrainian war and the illegal arms trade

10 May 2023, 02:00 PM
Fedir Sydoruk Mark Galeotti Tuesday Reitano Anna Arutunyan

Port in a storm: Organized crime in Odesa since the Russian invasion

05 September 2023, 07:00 PM
Tuesday Reitano Fedir Sydoruk Valerii Bolgan

Launch of the IUU Fishing Risk Index 2023

06 December 2023, 02:00 PM
Gilles Hosch Tuesday Reitano Graeme Macfadyen

Time of Troubles: The Russian underworld since the Ukraine invasion

18 December 2023, 03:00 PM
Yuliya Zabyelina Mark Galeotti Tuesday Reitano Federico Varese

Evolving drug trends in wartime Ukraine

20 February 2024, 02:00 PM
Fedir Sydoruk Ruggero Scaturro Ganna Dovbakh Tuesday Reitano

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

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