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Brigitte STROBEL-SHAW Chief, Conference Support Section, UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, Vienna


 From 1998 to 2002, she was posted in South Africa for UNDP and UNODC as programme coordinator for all technical assistance activities in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice, including projects on organized crime, corruption, urban terrorism, juvenile justice and violence against women.
 Brigitte Strobel-Shaw had many positions within the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in, included work with the Terrorism Prevention Branch, as well as work in the Commission Secretariat and Legal Affairs Branch (CSLAB) on promoting and supporting the entry into force of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.
 From 2005 until 2010 she was Deputy to the Chief of the Organized Crime and Corruption Section at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, providing support for the overall management of the Section's programme of work and leading the Section's work on technical assistance in support of the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption, as well as supporting the political process of establishing an effective review mechanism for the Convention.
 Since 2010 she is heading the Section at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime that serves as the secretariat for the Mechanism for Reviewing the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), the first global peer review mechanism. In addition to the work on country reviews, the Section provides technical assistance in preparation of and during the reviews. It is also responsible for the work on asset recovery which is primarily implemented through the joint UNODC/World Bank Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative.