Mr. Oliver Stolpe

Country Representative for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Nigeria

Mr. Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Nigeria has a long-standing career with UNODC, with extensive and relevant experience in developing, negotiating, implementing and monitoring UNODC technical assistance programmes, as well as in building and maintaining close partnerships with relevant stakeholders in government, the private sector and civil society organizations.

He has 20 years of working experience in the area of rule of law, with a specific focus on programming and delivering technical assistance in justice sector reform, anti-corruption, stolen asset recovery as well as crime prevention for UNODC and the World Bank.

He has held diverse managerial and senior adviser positions for more than 10 years, including Senior Legal Adviser at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative, Chief of the Conference Support Section (CEB), Senior Project Manager (UNODC Nigeria), Senior Project Officer of the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration.

Mr. Stolpe holds a PhD in law and criminology from Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and a graduate and postgraduate degree in law from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtät München, Germany.