Namie Di Razza joined IPI as a post-doctoral fellow in October 2016. She works on UN peace operations and protection of civilians with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. Prior to...
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Namie Di Razza joined IPI as a post-doctoral fellow in October 2016. She works on UN peace operations and protection of civilians with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations.
Prior to joining IPI, Namie worked for two UN peacekeeping missions. In 2016, she worked in Bangui as an Information Analyst for the Joint Mission Analysis Center of MINUSCA. From 2012 to 2013, she served with MONUSCO as a Civil Affairs Officer in Goma, where she worked on the implementation of protection of civilians activities. She was also a consultant on protection of civilians for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations in 2016-2017, and for the French Ministry of Defense in 2015
Prior to her experience with the UN, Namie worked on protection issues with OXFAM and local human rights NGOs in France.
Namie holds a PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris. Her doctoral thesis on “Protection of Civilians by UN Peacekeeping Operations” focused on the case of the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She also has two Master’s degrees, in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris, and in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the University of Paris II.
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