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Giovanna Maletta


Giovanna Maletta

Giovanna Maletta

Giovanna Maletta is a Researcher in the Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme at SIPRI. Her research interests include export controls and trade compliance with a particular focus on the dual-use and arms export control policies of the EU. Her research work at SIPRI included mapping ICP available guidance at the European level and analysing proliferation challenges posed by the transfer of software and technology.

Giovanna’s work also involves mapping cooperation and assistance activities in the field of arms transfer and SALW controls and relevant to the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the UN Programme of Action on SALW (UNPOA). Additionally, Giovanna acts as a Junior Project Coordinator for activities related to SIPRI’s participation in the EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Consortium. 

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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