Camilla leads the daily operations of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). She is responsible for setting the strategy for the global think tank and aligning it with opportunities to advance IEP's global reach and impact. Camilla sits on the Board of Directors of the Centre for Armed Violence Reduction and is also a member of the UN’s expert reference group for the Global Consultation on Conflict, Violence and Disaster in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the Club de Madrid’s Shared Society expert group and the GCERF Policy, Think & Do Tanks Constituency. Before joining IEP, Camilla held senior positions at the United Nations Secretariat for over a decade. Over the years, Camilla guided the development of high impact multi-stakeholder partnerships and contributed to the creation of numerous strategic alliances between the UN, corporations and foundations. She managed liaison with regional commissions, UN programmes, funds and specialized agencies and diplomatic missions. Before joining the UN, Camilla worked in the Department of International Economics at the Norges Handels Hoyskolen in Bergen, Norway and as consultant for Christian Michelsen Research AS. From 1994 to 1995, she led an Ethno-Anthropological field research in South-East Kenya.
The world continues to spend vastly disproportionate resources on creating and containing violence compared to what it spends on peace.
Terrorism has been overtly and covertly affecting lives all over the world. It is time to better understand what drives it and its corrosive impact, and data can help.
The latest Global Peace Index report finds that 2015 was a bad year for international peace and security.
While Mexico is in general becoming more peaceful, extortions and kidnapping cost the economy 10 billion pesos ($580 million) in 2015.