Olinda Amaro da Costa

olindacosta@gmail.com

Education
Master of Arts in Counter-Terrorismo and Security Studie, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy da Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel;
Post-Graduation Studies in Diplomatic Theory, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais da Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon;
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations, FSCH – NOVA University of Lisbon.

Main Areas of Research
Middle East, Israel and Palestine, Terrorism, Security.

Academic and Professional Experience
Advisor at International Counter-Terrorism Academic Community (ICTAC) (2011);
Technician at “Desarmamento e Segurança Internacional” Comission – Portuguese Mission at the United Nations, during the Portuguese Presidence of the European Union (May – December 2007);
Internship at the North-American NGO Seeds of Peace, Tel Aviv (March – June 2008);
Internship at IDN – Instituto de Defesa Nacional (January-April 2005).

Other Projects
Colaborator at International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (IDC) (2009-2011);
Participant in the IPRI Debate«A Defesa dos Direitos Humanos Ameaça a Soberania do Estado» (Livraria Almedina, 2006);
Participant in Portugal-MUN, Faculdade de Economia da Universidade, Coimbra (2002).

Communications
«A Ameaça do Terrorismo Islâmico na CPLP – Uma Avaliação da Ameaça», Speaker – Seminário Internacional National Security: Anti & Counter Terrorism, Galille International Management Institute, 9 de Julho de 2010.

Publications
«The Islamis Terrorist Threat in Portugal: an Assessment of the Threat», Dissertation, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy – Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, 2009.