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Tatjana Edle von Peter


Tatjana Edle von Peter


Tatjana is an intern in the SIPRI Food, Peace and Security Progamme where she is doing research on the drivers of food insecurity and its intersection with humanitarian interventions.

Tatjana recently graduated from the London School of Economics, where she did a master’s in development studies, focusing on sustainability. She culminated her degree with a thesis on the constitutionalized Rights of Nature in Ecuador. Previously, Tatjana was an economic affairs intern at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, where she contributed to their yearly flagship report.

Tatjana completed a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Amsterdam, graduating with honors. Her thesis explored the symbolic and substantive representation of indigenous people in Ecuador. Alongside her studies, she worked as a research assistant coding parliamentary speeches in German for political-psychological research. Tatjana was also part of Unicef, coordinating several fundraising campaigns like the Maman Lumiére project, which aims to prevent malnutrition in Burundi. She also enjoyed being part of grassroots organizations like educate., which strives to provide education for children in rural Honduras.

Subject expertise

Interest in sustainability and minority rights

Regional expertise

South America, Southeast Asia

English, Spanish, German

MSc, Development Studies, The London School of Economics and Political Science

BSc, Political Science, University of Amsterdam

United States
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