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Mr Ümit Seven
Position(s) PhD Candidate, Middle East Technical University

Ümit is a PhD candidate at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Building on an exploratory sequential design, his research examines the strategies and tools international humanitarian organizations make use of to preserve humanitarian space in Syria. While pursuing his doctoral degree, he has worked for UNDP Turkey country office in Ankara. As a security professional, he has provided policy guidance and security management support to the country office to enable effective programme planning, implementation and delivery within the framework of United Nations’ policies and procedures. Prior to that, he worked for World Food Programme (WFP), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Turkish Armed Forces in different capacities.


Participating in upcoming course/event
15 October 2021