Mabel González Bustelo is Senior Adviser at NOREF. An expert on armed conflict, instability, and organized violence, with a focus on non-State actors and their role in global politics. Mediation, conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Former Fellow of the Global South Unit for Mediation (GSUM, BRICS Policy Center, Brazil). MLitt in Terrorism Studies in the University of St Andrews, her last book is ¿Hay alternativas?, on the global drug war and its impact in Colombia and Mexico (Icaria, Barcelona, 2014).