Researcher, Independent Gender Equality Expert
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Graziella Piga is an academic and an international specialist on women’s rights and gender equality. For the past 20 years she has been engaged in development and democratisation work with a focus on human rights, gender, peace and security, violence against women and good governance.
She worked for the OSCE Missions in North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Tajikistan. Ms Piga also managed a UN Women Cross-regional programme on the UNSCR on women, peace and security, covering eight countries. Since 2014 Graziella Piga has undertaken a variety of assignments for UN Women, UNRCCA, Kvinna-till-Kvinna, the OSCE and the EU.
Ms. Piga has an MA in Russian Language, Literature and History from Bologna University (Italy) and an MSc in Development Practice from Oxford Brookes University (UK). She is currently completing her PhD research on the Gender Dimension of the EU Foreign and Security Policy at the Department of Politics, University of Surrey (UK).