Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer with the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch of the UNODC in Vienna
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer with the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. Ms. Portas is a Doctor in Law and has a PhD doctorate in anti-corruption. She has been with UNODC since 2016. Before joining the United Nations, she worked in the compliance departments of several private companies. As a Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Ms. Portas provides technical assistance to States parties to fast-track and strengthen their implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. Ms. Portas is also specialized on issues related to whistleblower protection and serves as the whistleblower protection focal point for the Corruption Economic Crime Branch. In this regard, she provided expertise and support to a wide range of countries on whistleblower protection frameworks.