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Lia van Broekhoven

Human Security Collective
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Lia is co-founder and executive director of Human Security Collective.
Human Security is a foundation with a strong background in development, conflict transformation and security. www.hscollective.org

Prior to founding HSC Lia had worked since 1989 as researcher, policy advisor and development practitioner in a number of countries in Latin America, South and SE Asia, as well as in the UK and US, with UNFPA, FAO, Natural Resources Institute, World Bank and others. As policy advisor at the Dutch INGO Cordaid, she set up an initiative in 2007 that strengthened the engagement of civil society with governments and international organizations on counter-terrorism related issues, highlighting the importance of the operational and political space for civil society in furthering human rights, conflict prevention, humanitarian assistance and development.

She is co-chair of the Global Nonprofit Coalition on the FATF/Financial Action Task Force and holds a seat for the Coalition on the FATF Private Sector Consultative Forum. www.fatfplatform.org