Alliance Co-Chairs

Karen Judd Smith

Co-Chair, New York

Organization: International Center for Religion & Diplomacy
Websitewww.icrd.org

Michael Platzer

Co-Chair, Vienna

Organization: Academic Council on the United Nations System
Websitehttp://acuns.org

Alliance Focal Points

Editorial and PR

The current PR & Editorial team was formed during the 25th CCPCJ session of the UNODC branch held in the United Nations headquarters in Vienna, Austria (May 2016) where Ana, Dinela, Joris and Marie participated as representatives of ELSA International.

Ana Vilfan

Ana Vilfan

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Ana Vilfan was born in Sofia, Bulgaria on 01.04.1993. In 2012, she graduated Liceo Italiano with specialization in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Her bachelor degree was completed in University of Westminster in the field of European Legal Studies – Law (2012-2016). She also holds a bachelor degree from Maastricht University in European and International Law (2014-2015). Ana is a person with broad interests and as such she actively participates in several NGOs, activism programs, moot court competitions, campaigns and initiatives, by providing PR and representation on national, European and International level as coordinator. She is a keen participant in UN conferences, as well as, UN simulations. As part of her university ELSA branch, she was a board member and a PR officer. Ana has a private practice in legal services and mediation.

Marie Leoni

Marie Leoni

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Marie-Francoise Leoni is a 22-year-old French law student in Alx-en-Provence. Marie is a master degree student in the field of business law. Marie has taken participation in various UN simulations about geopolitics, moot court competitions and research programs in world trade organization. As part of her ELSA branch, she has been board member of two years and treasurer for another local organization. She is interested in issues about corruption and money laundering.

Joris Fontaine

Joris Fontaine

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Joris Fontaine is a French law student based in Paris, studying International criminal law. As a young man, Joris is very concerned about the current situation worldwide and finds issues such as corruption, money laundering and cybercrimes as interesting and problematic. Joris hopes to achieve a PhD and to work for an international organization.

Dinela Dervoivic

Dinela Dervoivic

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Dinela Dervovic is a 23-year-old law student from Sweden. Currently, she is in her second semester of master studies at Uppsala law faculty. Dinela works as an administrator at a local law firm dealing with criminal and family law, immigration and bankruptcies. Dinela is a member of the European Law Student’s Association (ELSA) since her first year in university and she has represented the organization on two occasions – one of them being head of delegation. Also, Dinela was part of the OC and a board member of ELSA Uppsala.