Illicit economies and organized crime in violent conflicts and fragile states; UN sanctions
Since 2012 at SWP
2011-2012 Transatlantic Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris
2010-2011 Transatlantic Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington D.C.
2005-2010 PhD student, NCCR Democracy (National Center of Competence in Research on Democracy in the 21st Century) & Research Assistant, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zürich
2001-2005 Research and Program Coordinator, Development and Peace Foundation (SEF), Bonn
Transnational Organised Crime in the Covid-19 Pandemic
Lessons Learned from Various Conflict Contexts
Despite the Peace Process, A Serious Crisis Looms
Developing Countries Are Most Affected by the Illegal Trade
On 19 November 2018, EU foreign ministers adopted the Civilian CSDP Compact. Although the process as such was a necessary step, Tobias Pietz and Judith Vorrath argue that the Compact falls short of putting EU civilian crisis management on a new footing.
Action against Human Trafficking Reveals Opportunities and Challenges