Ginevra Cucinotta

Ginevra is a peace and security specialist with over 10 years of experience in diverse field contexts and at the intersection of humanitarian affairs and international development. She is currently Learning Portfolio Manager in the Peace and Security Team of the UN System Staff College (UNSSC). 

Ginevra began her career at the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), where she focused on the study on the long term impact of landmines in post-conflict reconstruction and development. She has field experience working for the national mine action authority in Laos and UN peacekeeping operations in Western Sahara (MINURSO) and South Sudan (UNMISS). She also worked for the United Nations Mine Action Service and for the Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) in New York. 

Prior to joining the UNSSC, Ginevra worked in the Office of the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, a joint structure of the Department of Peace Operations (DPO) and the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA). Ginevra holds a Bachelor/M.A. from Trinity College, University of Cambridge and a Master in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.