Sophie Desmidt, a Belgian national, is a Policy Officer in the Security and Resilience Programme. Having a background in Linguistics and International Relations (University of Ghent) and Globalization, Peace and Security (London School of Economics), Sophie’s interests relate to the fields of international relations, peace and security, climate change, resilience and gender. Her work has focused on regional approaches to peacebuilding and conflict prevention, the linkages between climate change and conflict, resilience to climate change, and approaches to support gender equality. She also coordinates the gender task force at ECDPM.
External publications and contributions
Security Sector Reform and Democratization in Post-Conflict Societies after 1989: Diverging Patterns of State Building
Sophie Desmidt, Dissertation, MSc Global Politics, LSE
Policy Officer Security and Resilience Programme
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