Agnieszka-Fal Dutra Santos is a Program Coordinator and Policy Specialist at GNWP, and the focal point for Central and Eastern Europe. Agnieszka is coordinating GNWP’s study on Sustaining Peace, and is involved in the work on the linkages between CEDAW and WPS; Financing for WPS; and Localization.
Before joining GNWP, Agnieszka worked on issues related to women, peace and security and conflict-related sexual violence with a number of organizations, including the ICRC and UN Women, with whom she supported the national consultations and planning on UNSCR 1325 in Jordan. Agnieszka also led the research on the role of religious leaders, and in particular women, in conflict and peacebuilding in Nigeria’s Middle Belt for Mercy Corps Nigeria. She holds a BA from the University of Oxford and a dual Master’s degree from SciencesPo Paris and the London School of Economics.
Agnieszka has edited the 2014 edition of Women Count: Civil Society Monitoring Report on Security Council Resolution 1325; co-authored GNWP’s submission to the Global Study on UNSCR 1325 and the No Money, No NAP: Manual for Costing and Budgeting National Action Plans on UNSCR 1325; and, co-facilitated a number of workshops and trainings on WPS. She joined the International Coordinating Team in 2017.
Having lived and worked in Nigeria and Jordan, as well as New York, Geneva and Brussels, she strives to ensure that global policy developments are firmly rooted in the reality in the field, and drive positive change.