Cristina de Nicolás Izquierdo

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2019–Present

Cristina is a political scientist, specialising in conflictology, humanitarian action, and forced migration, with 20 years of experience in governance and multisectoral leadership, civil society capacity development, and management of humanitarian missions, particularly in conflict and unstable post crisis situations. Additionally, she has provided technical assistance in governance to countries recipient of the Global Fund and currently teaches humanitarian practitioners and UN staff about forced migration, international humanitarian law, and ethics in humanitarian work and in development cooperation. She’s currently completing her MA on Refugee Protection and Forced Migration with the University of London, and participating in a research about the integration of Syrian refugees in Turkey. Cristina is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Russian.