Ms Livia Wagner works as the Private Sector Advisor at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and as international consultant on issues of Human Trafficking. She has a strong focus on organized crime in Latin America, currently working on illegal gold mining and related forms of organized crime, such as Human Trafficking and Environmental Crime. She has also worked on several projects and initiatives with the private sector emphasizing responsible supply chain management to mitigate the risk of labour exploitation and illicit goods in the supply network.
Before joining the Global Initiative she worked as Private Sector Focal Point for the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT). She has also worked as a civil servant for the Austrian Foreign Ministry in the department of development cooperation, concentrating on African countries. She also has private sector work experience in the travel and tourism sector and has in addition worked for the Non-Governmental Organisation ECPAT in the field of combating commercial sexual exploitation of children and child trafficking. Her experience has contributed to her strong focus on cooperation with and conducting trainings for the private sector on preventing and combating human trafficking. Ms Wagner has written several publications and is member of the Austrian Association for Sociology.
Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime