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Dr Johan Schaar

POSITION AT SIPRI
Associated Senior Fellow

Dr Johan Schaar

Johan Schaar

Johan Schaar is an Associated Senior Fellow with the SIPRI Peace and Development Programme as well as with the Conflict and Peace Programme. Johan is currently the chair of ALNAP, an international humanitarian network for learning and system improvement, and a member of the Expert Group for Aid Studies. He was recently in charge of Swedish aid to Palestine at the Swedish Consulate General in Jerusalem. He has worked at the World Resources Institute in Washington DC, was the Director of the International Commission on Climate Change and Development, launched by the Swedish Government and a member of the IUCN Council.

During his years with Sida he respectively led the Departments for Policy Support, Climate Change and Environment, and the Humanitarian Unit. He has worked for the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan with field postings in Asia.

Subject expertise

Adaptation to climate change, climate security, environment, humanitarian affairs, disaster risk reduction, complex emergencies.

Regional expertise

East and South East Asia, the Middle East.

Phone number
+46 73 912 58 28
Languages
Swedish, English, French
Education

PhD, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Citizenship
Sweden
External publications