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Ms Anne-Caroline Pissis Martel


Coordinator, Global Fellowship Initiative; Senior Programme Officer, Emerging Security Challenges Programme



Anne-Caroline is a Senior Programme Officer within the Emerging Security Challenges Programme. She is currently responsible for the security and law activities of the centre, and is the Coordinator of the Global Fellowship Initiative.

Anne-Caroline joined the GCSP in September 2003 and has held different positions throughout this time. She spent a number of years working with the Director of Special Programmes on diplomatic activities and training courses abroad. She then began working with the External Relations Team and as Manager was in charge of all external communications, website, media relations and GCSP’s publications.

She holds a Master’s Degree (LL.M.) in International Humanitarian Law, jointly awarded by the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI). She studied Law at Pierre Mendes France, University of Grenoble (France), and after her Maîtrise with specialisation in the European Law, she obtained a Diploma from their European Summer Academy on "Europe in Transition".

Prior to her employment at the GCSP, she worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Athens (Greece), and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) in Geneva.

Anne-Caroline speaks English, French, Greek, Spanish, Italian and German.