Members of the Swedish Women’s Mediation Network

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Ann Dismorr

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Areas of expertise: Turkey, Middle East, Africa, human rights, humanitarian affairs, counter-terrorism, mediation support, peace talks
Languages: Swedish, English, French

Marika Fahlén

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Areas of expertise: Horn of Africa, global patterns of violent conflict and state fragility
Languages: Swedish, English, French

Helena Gröndahl Rietz

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Areas of expertise: Great Lakes Region, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Sudan/Darfur, Jordan, European security policy and defence cooperation, international peace operations, security and intelligence
Languages: Swedish, English, French, Italian

Birgitta Holst Alani

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Areas of expertise: Middle East and North Africa (especially Egypt, Iraq and Syria), women peace and security, post-conflict reconciliation, reconstruction and development, Intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva facilitated by the UN
Languages: Swedish, English, Arabic, basic French and German

Marie Jacobsson

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Areas of expertise: Gender aspects of international law, dispute settlement, international cooperation, international humanitarian law, international environmental law, law of the sea, boundary delimitation, regional security
Languages: Swedish, English

Agneta Johansson

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Areas of expertise: Middle East, Western Balkans, rule of law and justice sector reform in post-conflict countries and transitional settings, gender justice, human rights, humanitarian law
Languages: Swedish, English

Anna-Karin Johansson

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Areas of expertise: Afghanistan, East Africa, human rights, discrimination, development issues
Languages: Swedish, English

Karin Landgren

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Areas of expertise: South and Southeast Asia (especially Nepal, India and Myanmar), East and West Africa (especially Burundi, Liberia and Great Lakes Region), the Balkans, UN peacekeeping, women, peace and security, ceasefire agreements, disarmament, security sector reform, human rights, leadership
Languages: Swedish, English, French, Japanese, basic Farsi and German

Maria Leissner

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Areas of expertise: Central America, West Africa and Sahel, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Iraq, democracy, human rights, minority policy, leadership, security policy, disarmament
Languages: Swedish, English, French, Spanish

Lena Nordström

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Areas of expertise: Latin America (especially Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile and Peru), Zambia, Liberia, human rights, women, peace and security, leadership
Languages: Swedish, English, Spanish, basic French

Charlotta Sparre

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Areas of expertise: Middle East, North Africa, human rights, women, peace and security, leadership
Languages: Swedish, English, French

Lena Sundh

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Areas of expertise: Angola, Great Lakes Region, Cambodia, Namibia, Nepal, Thailand, ceasefire negotiations, peacekeeping, women, peace and security
Languages: Swedish, English, French, Portuguese

Ingrid Tersman

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Areas of expertise: Central and Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, Afghanistan, OSCE, security policy, leadership
Languages: Swedish, English, German, basic French

Eva Walder

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Areas of expertise: Asia, Europe, international economics and trade, leadership, security policy, disarmament
Languages: Swedish, English, French, basic German

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