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Giovanna Maletta

Acting Programme Director

Giovanna Maletta

Giovanna Maletta

Giovanna Maletta is a Senior Researcher and Acting Programme Director for the Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme at SIPRI. She joined in 2017 as an EU Non-Proliferation Consortium Intern and has been working at SIPRI since then.

Her research work at SIPRI includes issues related to the implementation of national, multilateral and international export control standards and instruments, with a particular focus on the EU engagement with arms export policies and the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Giovanna’s work also involves mapping cooperation and assistance activities in the field of arms transfer and SALW controls. Giovanna acted as a Project Coordinator for activities related to SIPRI’s participation in the EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Consortium in 2018-2022. 

Prior to joining SIPRI, Giovanna worked as a Blue Book Trainee in the Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Export Control Division of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and as an Intern in the International Cooperation Branch of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

Regional expertise

European Union

Italian, English

BA in Political Science and Communication Studies and MA in International Relations at LUISS 'Guido Carli' University of Rome

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