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Ms Anne-Caroline Pissis Martel


Head of the Global Fellowship Initiative; GCSP Press Officer



Anne-Caroline is the Head of the Global Fellowship Initiative and GCSP’s Press Officer. 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 its Manager was in charge of all external communications, website, media relations and GCSP’s publications. She then joined the Emerging Security Challenges Programme as a Senior Programme Officer responsible for the security and law activities of the Centre.

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 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.