Camino Kavanagh


Kavanagh Camino is currently a visiting fellow at King’s College London. She also works as an independent consultant. She is involved in numerous policy-related initiatives on ICT and emerging technologies as they relate to cooperation, conflict, terrorism and crime. She is currently serving as Advisor to the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD). Beyond current contracts, she served as Rapporteur/Consultant to the 2016-2017 UN Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on ICT in the Context of International Peace and Security and as lead consultant to the OSCE on confidence building measures, conflict and ICT. Until recently, she headed up the Center for International Cooperation's Statebuilding as Peacebuilding program, focusing principally on UN policy and practice in the area of rule of law and on the impact of transnational threats on governance, security and development. She also worked as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), with UN peacekeeping operations in Central America and Africa and with various governments and organizations in post-conflict settings. She holds an MA in War Studies (King’s College London) and an MA in Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC and University of Essex).