Antonio Donini

…Prior to joining the Center he worked for 26 years in the United Nations in research, evaluation, and humanitarian capacities. His last post was as Director of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan (1999-2002). Before going to Afghanistan Antonio was chief of the Lessons Learned Unit at OCHA, where he managed a program of independent studies on the effectiveness of relief efforts in complex emergencies. He…

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Dallin T. Van Leuven

…here that Van Leuven cemented those interests and has since worked on a variety of relevant projects. For example, he has volunteered with the Harvard Law and International Development Society to consult on justice issues in Afghanistan and South Sudan. With the Feinstein International Center, Van Leuven works on issues related to gender and conflict, including child soldiers and sexual and gender-based violence. Along with FIC’s Dyan Mazurana…

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William S. Chemaly

  William Chemaly brings a practitioner’s perspective with his hands-on work in several humanitarian and development response operations, incl. Lebanon, Uganda, Kenya, Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, DR Congo, Haiti, Serbia and Yemen. William is the OCHA’s Deputy Head of the Regional Office for the Syria Crisis and has an avid interest in the area of humanitarian negotiations, policies, linking of humanitarian and development work, and…

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Natalia Baal

…rogrammatic responses to forced displacement. She is regularly involved in capacity building and tool development work on different aspects of the profiling process. She has worked in Myanmar, Mali, Central African Republic, Afghanistan, Colombia, Kosovo, and Somalia. Natalia’s research interests include durable solutions, urban displacement, and protracted displacement. She focuses on enhancing collaboration with local actors – local…

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Dyan Mazurana

…nal human rights groups, she contributed to materials now widely used to assist in documenting serious violations and abuses against women and girls during conflict and post-conflict reconstruction periods. She has worked in Afghanistan, the Balkans, Nepal, and southern, west and east Africa. She has published more than 85 scholarly and policy books, articles, and international reports and her work has been translated into more than 30…

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