Jelena Bjelica is an independent researcher and a former journalist. She is also a practitioner in development, including with UNDP in Kosovo 2009 to 2010 and with UNODC in Afghanistan 2010 to 2014. Her recent academic and other publications include: Networks of Regressive Globalization and Challenges to International Assistance Report: Case Study Afghanistan, Bojicic-Dzelilovic V. and Kostovicova D. (eds), London School of Economics and Political Science (2012); Human Trafficking and National Security in Serbia, in Migrations and Media, Moore, K., Gross, B. Threadgold, T. (eds.), Peter Lang Publishing Group (2012); Briefing Paper on 2009 Annual Programme for Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99) under the Instrument of Pre-Accession in the context of the 2009 ‘enlargement package; European Parliament, Brussels (2010).