Asha Ali is working as a Junior Research Fellow at the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network and Africa-Nordic Cooperation, in the Research group on Peace, Conflict and Development.
Asha earned a master’s degree from Cardiff University in Social and Public Policy focusing on the development of welfare policies East-Africa and the impact of loan conditionalities from development banks on these policies. Asha has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Queen Mary University of London. She has background from the British Institute of Human Rights and working on human rights law in the United Kingdom as well as research background from the Norwegian Council for Africa focusing on the inclusion of women in trade policy.
Her main research interests are the inclusion of women and young people in political processes in particular peace and security.
2020-2021 Master of Science from Cardiff University
2017-2020 Bachelor of Law with Honours from Queen Mary University of London
2021 Norwegian Council for Africa
2019-2020 British Institute of Human Rights
2014-2016 Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo
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Publication | 2022
This study asks how the special relationship between countries in Africa and the Nordic region may be affected by a changing global order, that the A1
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29 Jun 2022
Ethiopia is currently experiencing one of its most severe droughts in decades following four consecutive failed rain seasons. The country has a high1
10 Jun 2022
How will the special African-Nordic relationship be affected by a changing global order and how can strengthening multilateral cooperation sustain th1
3 Jan 2022
What can we do to prevent war? How can countries emerging from conflict avoid relapse? How well do international peace operations actually work?