Andrea Ottina is an Intern with the United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP). Mr Ottina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University, Milan and a Master of Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sydney. His research project ‘Government Response to Political Activism: Conflict between the Public and the State, Genoa 2001’ is currently under examination for the award of the degree Master of Arts by Research at the same institution. Prior to his internship at UNU-ISP, Andrea has worked for a consulting firm in Sydney, the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney, and in the marketing sector in Milan. His interests are public policy, security, intelligence, and social mobilisation.