Natasja RupesingheJunior Research Fellow
Natasja Rupesinghe is a Junior Research Fellow on the Training for Peace Program.
She has a bachelor's degree in International Relations and French from the University College London, and a master's degree in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Her research interests include UN and AU peace operations, protection of civilians, and insurgent groups in Africa.
2017 - 2020 (Ongoing)
The aim of this project is to strengthen the ability of UN peace operations to respond to global security challenges and improve their effectiveness.
- Publication : ARTIKKEL
: NUPI Policy Brief
How can peacekeepers strengthen their engagement with local communities? Opportunities and challenges in the field2016This Policy Brief examines the opportunities, challenges and trade-offs that peacekeepers have to face when deciding when, with whom and how to engage effectively at the field level. It argues that by integrating bottom–up and people-centric approaches as a core strategy in peace operations, UN...