Francesca joined the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) in April 2022 and is the Communications and Events Officer. She has extensive experience in communication and outreach within European and international organisations with a focus on emerging crimes and rule of law. Prior to joining ICCT, Francesca worked as Media and Outreach Officer for the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and as Outreach Specialist for Europol – EC3 Cybercrime Centre. She also worked at the UN Interregional Crime and Research Institute (UNICRI) in Geneva and the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in New York.
Francesca holds a MA in International Studies from the Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna and an MSc in International Politics and Middle East from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
The current research paper aims to address the distinction between different misogynist communities by employing a multi-layered analytical framework.
This Perspective will analyse the Wagner Group’s designation as a terrorist organisation in light of its connection to transnational organised crime.
This policy brief explores Malaysia’s approach in managing the returning fighters and their families in the post-IS phase.