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Jorge Srur

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Principal Executive, Department for Institutional Development, Latin America Development Bank (CAF)

Full Biography

Jorge Srur is Principal Executive of Institutional Development for the CAF-Latin American Development Bank, where he focuses on citizen security. Between 2009 and 2016, he was Senior Consultant on Modernization of the State for the Inter-American Development Bank, where he coordinated the regional program for the standardization of criminal statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean, for which he received the 2013 Ortiz Mena Prize. Between 1997 and 2003, he was Undersecretary of Coordination and Innovation for the Ministry of Justice, Security, and Human Rights of the government of Argentina, as well as Head of the Civilian Administration of Security Forces, where he carried out a variety of executive functions in various ministries at the national, regional, and local levels. He was also elected as a legislator for the city of Buenos Aires. Srur is the author and co-author of various books and publications on public policy, corruption, and citizen security. Currently, he is a professor at the Universidad Católica de Córdoba, founder and editor of the magazine Gobierno Digital, and member of the Eisenhower Fellowship exchange program since 2008.