Izadora ZubekInternational Affairs Officer, French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA)
As an International Affairs Officer, Izadora Zubek is in charge of developing the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA)’s bilateral and multilateral international relations, including activities related to the Network of Corruption Prevention Authorities (NCPA). Under the joint authority of the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Budget, AFA is a nationwide service whose mission is to assist public and private actors in preventing and detecting corruption and related offenses. To this end, AFA provides guidance to both private and public entities, and monitors the efficiency of anti-corruption compliance programs implemented by these entities.
Prior to joining AFA, Ms. Zubek held the position of International Project Officer at the High Authority for Transparency in Public Life (HATVP), an independent public body responsible for promoting integrity among senior public officials and regulating lobbying in France. She has also worked at the BRICS Policy Center, a think tank based in Brazil, as part of a research project on nuclear governance in Latin America funded by the Hewlett Foundation, and at the European Commission, where she assisted the preparations for the European Solidarity Corps programme. Besides, Ms. Zubek is a member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a Nobel Peace Prize winning coalition, and has participated in the negotiations of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations headquarters.
Ms. Zubek holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France, and the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.