Институт за азијске студије

BA in Law IAS member

Giovanni Nicotera

Mr. Nicotera served with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) from 1997 to 2012. At the UN headquarters in Vienna he held several positions, including servicing the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and the Operations Branch. Later, from 2005 to 2012, he was the Head of the UNODC Office in the People’s Republic of China. Before joining the UN he worked in the Russian Federation and, previous to that, in Italy as a lawyer.

Mr. Nicotera graduated in Law at the University of Modena (Italy) and later qualified as an Attorney at Law. He has pursued postgraduate studies in international law, contemporary history, political economy, negotiations and diplomacy with a scholarship granted by the Ministry of Foreign Trade. He is interested in developments related to criminal justice reform in the P.R.China.

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Email: giovanni.nicotera@ias.rs