Staff Agathe Sarfati
Agathe Sarfati is a Senior Policy Analyst at IPI, where she works on peace operations, counter-terrorism/sanctions, humanitarian action and protection. Agathe joined IPI in March 2020.
Agathe previously worked at INTERPOL and with the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED). She also worked on humanitarian affairs at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation to the United Nations.
Agathe holds a dual Master’s degree in International Security Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Sciences-Po Paris, as well as an LLM in Public International Law with the University of London.
- “Accountability for Crimes Against Peacekeepers,” (New York: International Peace Institute, March 2023)
- “Milestone in the Security Council: What the New Humanitarian “Carve-out” Means for UN Sanctions Regimes,” the Global Observatory, December 2022 (with Naureen C. Fink)
- “The Humanitarian Exception in the New UNSC Sanctions Regime: Small Steps Toward Bigger Changes,” the Global Observatory, December 2022
- “Reflecting the UN’s Core Mission in its Counterterrorism Efforts: Interview with Fionnuala Ní Aoláin,” the Global Observatory, November 2022 (with Eimer Curtin and William Lighthart)
- “Toward an environmental and climate-sensitive approach to protection in UN peacekeeping” (New York: International Peace Institute, October 2022)
- “While Afghans Wait, States and Banks Decrypt the Humanitarian Exception in the Taliban Sanctions Regime,” the Global Observatory, April 2022
- “An Unfinished Agenda: Carving Out Space for Humanitarian Action within the UN Security Council counterterrorism resolutions and related sanctions,” (New York: International Peace Institute, March 2022)
- “International Humanitarian Law and the criminal justice response to terrorism: From the UN Security Council to the national courts,” in International Review of the Red Cross, “Counterterrorism, sanction and war”, Volume 103 Number 916 and 917, Cambridge University Press, February 2022, pp.267-293
- “Protection Dilemmas Arising from the Reintegration of Former Combatants and the Impact of the Terrorist Designation,”
(New York: International Peace Institute, January 2022)
- “Continuity Amid Change: The 2021 Mandate Renewal of the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate,” International Peace Institute/Global Center on Cooperative Security (with Annabelle Bonnefont and Jason Ipe)
- “Reflecting on the UN’s Role in Counterterrorism Twenty Years After 9/11“, the Global Observatory, June 2021 (with Jake Sherman)
- “The Future of UN Peacekeeping and Parallel Operations,” June 2021, DPO White Paper
- “Transitions from UN Special Political Missions to UN Country Teams,” New York: International Peace Institute, April 2021
- “Operationalizing the Sustaining Peace Agenda: Lessons from Burkina Faso, Liberia, and Papua New Guinea,” (New York: International Peace Institute, June 2020