Ana Glenda Tager Rosado is the Regional Director of Interpeace’s Latin American Office. She did graduate and post-graduate studies in sociology at the University of Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain, and has almost 15 years of experience in managing multi-stakeholder dialogue processes for the consolidation of peace, security sector reform, resilience and peacebuilding and the elaboration of public policy proposals on youth related violence in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá and Belize. In the Central America region she facilitated a process to support the Central America Integration System (SICA) in designing its "Regional Strategy on Prevention, Reduction, and Rehabilitation of Children and Youth at Risk or in Conflict with the Law". She has also been involved in processes of violence reduction in El Salvador and Honduras with actors directly related to violence like youth gangs (maras and pandillas) and sport clubs (barras).
She was also involved in the exploration of initiatives that applied participatory strategies for peacebuilding in Chiapas, Mexico, Peru, Haiti, and currently in Colombia. She has published articles about private security, security sector reform, citizenship security, intelligence, violence prevention, youth gangs, conflict transformation, dialogue and peacebuilding. Her latest articles include: "Transformación de Conflictos y Prevención de la Violencia en el Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica", co-authored with Otto Argueta (Universidad de Jalisco, México, in press). Together with Bernardo Arévalo de Léon she authored: "From Project to Process: POLSEDE, Civil Society and Security Sector Reform in Guatemala", in: David Cortright (ed.) Strengthening Peacebuilding Policy through Civil Society Empowerment (Kroc Institute for International Studies. Notre Dame University 2016); "El Salvador: Negotiating with Gangs", co-authored with Isabel Aguilar Umaña (Accord, Conciliation Resources, 2014); and "Central America: a Peacebuilding Agenda beyond Post-Conflict" (Geneva Peacebuilding Platform 2015). (As at: Nov 2016.)