On October 16, 2018, CIVIC’s Director of Peacekeeping Alison Giffen was invited to speak at a High-Level event at the United Nations on “Delivering on Shared Commitments.” The dialogue was between Member States, the UN, and Civil Society on Action For Peacekeeping. Her remarks are begin at 26:13.
Alison is the Director of CIVIC’s Peacekeeping Program. Before that, she served as the Senior Advisor for UN Peacekeeping with the US State Department’s International Organizations Affairs Bureau where she contributed to the drafting of the 2015 Presidential Policy Memorandum on US Support to UN Peace Operations. She has global experience in reviewing UN peace operations, human rights, and international humanitarian law from Sudan to Colombia.