M.A Candidate, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Maiwen has more than eight years of professional experience working in the field of humanitarian action, both in the field and in head offices. His areas of interest include issues of peace, conflict, and protection of civilian, with special focus on the situation of refugees and internally displaced persons. Maiwen’s experience includes, among others, working for UNHCR and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Sudan and South Sudan; ICRC in northeastern Nigeria; the Enough Project in Washington DC; and most recently Geneva Call in Geneva where he coordinated his organization’s operations in countries like Sudan, South Sudan and Libya.
Maiwen has a master’s degree in Humanitarian Action from the University of Geneva and is currently working on a Master of international Affairs at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.