Combating Serious Crimes in Postconflict Societies: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners

Combating Serious Crimes in Postconflict Societies: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners

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Overview

Presents broad guidelines and specific prescriptions for combating serious crime in societies emerging from conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781929223954
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elaine Banar is chief of the Asset Forfeiture Unit at the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of New York. She was special legal advisor on organized crime matters for UNMIK and helped establish the first witness protection program in the Balkans.

Kristen Fennel worked for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. She helped develop and implement rule of law and police assistance programs in Kosovo, Bosnia, Albania, Indonesia, and East Timor.

Adalbert Gross is a senior police officer of the state of North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He headed the Local Police Development Section of the UN IPTF in Sarajevo, and was UNMIK police deputy commissioner in Kosovo.

Michael E. Hartmann is advisor to the attorney general of Afghanistan for the U.S. State Department/INL Bureau Justice Sector Support Program. He was the first UN-appointed international public prosecutor for Kosovo and previously served with UNMIBH.

Deborah Isser is a senior rule of law advisor with the United States Institute of Peace's Rule of Law program. She was senior policy adviser at the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, focusing on economic reform and organized crime.

Brigadier Andrew Mackay is commander of the British Army's 52 Infantry Brigade. His extensive experience in postconflict environments includes planning for IFOR, SFOR, and KFOR; overseeing justice and security reforms in Kosovo; and training police in Baghdad.

Vivienne O'Connor is the Rule of Law project officer at the Irish Center for Human Rights and co-director (with Colette Rausch) of the Model Codes for Post-Conflict Criminal Justice Project. She lectures widely on human rights law.

Major General David C. Ralston is commanding general of the United States Army Field Artillery Center and School. He was KFOR's chief of staff for operations and intelligence and previously served in Bosnia.

Colette Rausch is deputy director of the United States Institute of Peace's Rule of Law Program. She directed the Department of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the OSCE's mission in Kosovo, and worked for the U.S. Department of Justice on criminal justice projects throughout the Balkans.

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