UNODC team at the Liaison and Partnership Office in Brazil

UNODC's operational and technical work is executed by approximately 50 professionals of the most different areas - Economy, Law, Business Administration, Anthropology, International Relations, and Communication. They form a team prepared to act on different subjects within UNODC's mandate.


Elena Abbati

Country Director

Ana Maria Cobucci

Representation and Communication Assistant

Ana Paula Cruz Penante Nunes

Institutional Assistant

Thematic areas

Rule of Law 

Eduardo Pazinato

Public Security, Criminal Justice and Compliance Specialist


TRACK4TIP Programme

Jussara Assaff

Project Officer


Tapajós Programme (PEMS)

André Picolotto

Communications Associate

Bethania Godinho Pereira da Silva

Programme Assistant 

Daya Hayakawa

Programme Coordinator

Eduardo Stramandinoli Moreno

Program Analyst

Bruna Braz Cavalcante Marques Ramalho

Programme Assistant 

Fernanda Oliveira

Programme Assistant 

Patrícia Almeida

Field Assistant

Sávia Cordeiro de Souza

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Alvaro José Sousa Rego



Crime and Violence Prevention of Pernambuco Programme

Rafael dos Santos Fernandes Sales

Project Officer

Jardel Fischer Loeck 

Project Assistant for Drug Policy and Data


Corruption and Integrity Area

Eduardo Pazinato


Tarsila Klein Schorr

Security and Compliance Assistant


Global Criminal Networks Disruption Programme (CRIMJUST)

Mario Hemmerling 


Chiara Granacher

 Associate Program Officer


Center of Excellence for Illicit Drug Supply Reduction (CdE)

Gabriela De Luca


Bárbara Souto 

Technical Advisor for the Prevention of Organized Crime and Illicit Trade

Claudio Dantas Monteiro 

Financial Intelligence and Asset Management Expert

Jairo Jesus Hidalgo 

Specialist on Drug Trafficking and Transnational Illicits

Ana Carolina Fleury

Communication Specialist

Vinícius Couto 

Statistics Specialist


Organized Crime in Prisons and Drug Trafficking in a Regional Perspective Programme

Ana Carolina Pekny

Project Coordinator

Mariana Carrera 

Project Expert

Rodrigo Araujo 

Police Specialist

Tuane Caroline Barbosa

Project Assistant


Project to Support the Implementation of the National System for Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Use

Bruno Fortuna

Techincal Communications and Campaigns Analist

Caio Henrique de Mendonça Chaves Incrocci

Technical Advisor on Prevention

Nathália L. Mendes de Souza

Project Management Assistant


ECOS - Regional Cooperation to Address Environmental Crimes

Natália von Gal Milanezi

Programme Coordinator


CRIMFLO - Strengthening the Response of the Brazilian Criminal Justice System to Forest Crimes

Alexander Jay Walsh

Coordinator of the Environmental Crime Prevention Unit

Nathalia Novaes Alves

Project Coordinator 

Elisangela Rodrigues Sousa

Project Advisor

Felipe Edwards Nascimento

Project Assistant


Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP)

Francesca Caonero


Gabriel Comasseto

Project Assistant

Ericcson Rommel Assunção de Souza

River Operations Specialist

Maria de Fátima Guimarães Falcão

Law Enforcement and Port Security Specialist 

Melissa Monterrey

Project Officer


Support Area

Project Implementation Unit

The Project Implementation Unit is responsible for offering operational and administrative support to the thematic units at the UNODC Liaison and Partnership Office in Brazil, including the project offices in Paraguay and Argentina, in order to guarantee regular implementation of UNODC projects in Brazil and Southern Cone countries.

The unit offers, among other services, support to hiring processes (procurements of goods and services, consultancies and partnerships with civil society), project budgeting and approval processes with relevant authorities at the UNODC headquarters in Vienna. It also supports the monitoring of projects by providing budget and financial information.

Daniela Faria

Finance Associate

Viviane Valadares

Operations Officer

Ingrid Pereira Lopes

Operations Assistant

Cristina Silva


Huíla Borges Klanovichs

Human Resources Assistant

Alicia Gonzalez

Finance Assistant 

Priscila Fleitas Vareiro

Procurement Assistant

Lídia Ignacio Alves

Procurement Assistant

Daniela Faria

Finance Officer

Alana Miranda de Gois

Travel Assistant



Bianca Cavalin Bueno

Giulia Martelli Cassiano Dias

João Carmino Mattos Sciammarella

Juliana Meneses Curi

Laura Bierhals Lemke

Liz Eduarda Almeida Gondim

Maria Vitória Elicher Alentejano

Naomi Sugita Reis

Vitor Barros de Souza