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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 arms transfers controls; EU non-proliferation and disarmament policies and EU engagement with arms export policies. Her research work at SIPRI has covered mapping ICP available guidance at the European level; analysing proliferation challenges posed by the transfer of software and technology; firearms diversion in Europe. She is currently working on projects looking at the use of ODA to support SALW controls and at the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in the last six years.

Giovanna’s work also involves mapping cooperation and assistance activities in the field of arms transfer and SALW controls. Additionally, Giovanna acts as a 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).

Subject expertise

Arms Trade Treaty; Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) controls; dual-use and arms export controls; EU non-proliferation and disarmament policies; EU engagement with arms export policies.

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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