Mirella Dummar-Frahi

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Team Leader, Civil Society Team
Ms. Mirella Dummar Frahi is the Team Leader of UNODC’s Civil Society Team. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). She joined the UN in 1989 when she worked with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the United Nations Drug Control Programme (UNDCP). From 1998 to 2002, she worked in Pakistan covering Afghanistan as Programme Coordinator for the NGO “Society for the Preservation of Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage (SPACH)”, and served for two years with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). In June 2002, she returned to Vienna to work in the Spokesperson office of UNODC.
Since 2006, she leads the UNODC Civil Society Team and is currently responsible for a large portfolio of activities, including training civil society on the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).