CCSI friend and long-time collaborator, Warda Sahtout, graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs with a master's degree in International Affairs and Economic and Political Development, specialized in International Conflict Resolution. Warda is also the recipient of the Women International Leadership Award from International House (I-House). CCSI’s Rico Carisch and Loraine Rickard-Martin were honored to attend the ceremony for the 2020-21 graduates, held on 19 May, that had been postponed because of Covid-19.
This webinar was sponsored by the Stimson Center, and moderated by Dr. Seema Gahlaut, the Director of Strategic Trade Management Initiative, and Senior Fellow, Trade, Technology and Security Program at Stimson, with the following featured speakers:
Dr. Richard Ponzio , Director, Global Governance, Justice and Security Program and Senior Fellow, Stimson. Previously, he directed the Global Governance Program at The Hague Institute for Global Justice.
Ms. Loraine Rickard-Martin , Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Compliance and Capacity Skills International and former senior political affairs officer of the UN sanctions branch.
Mr. Enrico Carisch , Co-founder and Managing Director of Compliance and Capacity Skills international and former sanctions monitoring expert.
Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler , Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project (New York and Berlin), co-chair of the Advisory Board of the Global Diplomatic Forum (GDF) in London, and former Coordinator and Expert of the ISIL(Da’esh) Al-Qaida/Taliban Sanctions Monitoring Team.
Mr. Thomas W. Bifwoli , Chief Executive Officer of Compliance and Capacity Skills International-Africa, and former officer with Kenya Revenue Authority and the World Customs Organization.