Imane, a French national born in France and hailing from an Arab background, joined the Geneva Centre in April 2023. As a Project and Information Officer, she is responsible for planning, organization and development of the Centre’s activities. She conducts research related to the Centre’s areas of focus, prepares publications, and facilitates partnerships with the UN system, civil society, academia, and consulting experts.
Before joining the Geneva Centre, Imane held an intern position at the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) Mission in Geneva, where she supported the planning and organization of expert panel conferences, reported on diplomatic affairs in the Human Rights Council and the ILO, and liaised with Permanent Missions in the United Nations. Prior to this, Imane assisted the Permanent Mission of Cabo Verde to the UN in monitoring and engaging in Universal Periodic Review sessions. She helped facilitate high-level meetings in service of the global campaign for an international treaty on Violence Against Women and Girls; an issue she is deeply dedicated to. Most recently, she worked on the initiation of a global project on the Right to Development with the Geneva-based non-profit Centre Europe Tiers-Monde.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva. Her academic work focused on international cooperation in development and aid, and civil society in the Middle East.
Imane briefly contributed on the editorial desk of the RTS magazine show “Geopolitis” and has a background in sales and communications.