MARCELA DONADIO Executive Secretary of RESDAL

Marcela Donadio is the Executive Secretary of the Latin American Security and Defence Network (RESDAL). She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, a Master in Social Science majoring in Sociology and a B.A. in Political Science. Since 1992 she has been a Professor of International Security and National Defence and has participated in numerous courses and seminars around the world on the theme of security and defence.


She has been a Fellow of the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) of Argentina, a country where she also served as advisor at the Ministry of Defence between 2004-2005. She has received fellowships from the OAS, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, the University of York (Summer Institute), and the International Council for Canadian Studies.


She has managed a UNDP project regarding public security budgets for the Homeland Security Council in Argentina, and has been the director for the Comparative Atlas of Defence in Latin America and Caribbean since it was first published in 2005. She is also director for the RESDAL gender and peace operations program which covers the cases of Haiti, Democratic Republic of Congo and Lebanon, and is editor is RESDAL’s Public Security Index, which was last released in October 2013.




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