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Kheira Tarif

Research Assistant

Kheira Tarif

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Kheira Tarif is a Research Assistant in the Climate Change and Risk Programme at SIPRI. Her research focuses on the pathways between climate change and violent conflict.

Prior to joining SIPRI, Kheira spent five years working in the field of conflict resolution. At the International Crisis Group in Brussels, she led the development of a new project for convening conflict parties and stakeholders across the organisation’s regional programs. Before that, at the Cordoba Peace Institute - Geneva, she worked in partnership with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs managing dialogue projects for promoting political inclusion in North Africa.

Subject expertise

Conflict dynamics; conflict resolution; political dialogue; post-conflict peacebuilding

English, French, Arabic, Spanish

MLitt Peace and Conflict Studies, University of St. Andrews; BA Middle Eastern Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

United Kingdom