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Karina Priajina Khudaverdyan

Project Officer, Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, Central Asia Division

Karina works as a Project Officer in the Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, Central Asia Division. Her work mainly focuses on "Building Integrity" and anti-corruption initiatives in the defence sphere, principally on various updates to the "Building Integrity and Reducing Corruption in Defence Compendium of Best Practices" developed by DCAF in cooperation with NATO PfP. She also provides research and administrative support to the division on other projects on broader Security Sector Governance and Democratic Governance programming.

Prior to joining DCAF, Karina had completed her Master's Degree in War Studies at King€'s College London. She had also completed a Master's Degree in International Politics and a Political Science Degree at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Karina speaks fluently Russian, English, French and Spanish.