Edouard Morena worked at UNRISD from January 2006 to July 2006 as an intern with Kleber Ghimire on issues relating to civil society and social movements. In 2011, he contributed a think piece for the project on Social Dimensions on Green Economy.
After graduating from the University of Paris IX Dauphine, where he obtained a B.A. in Economics and Finance, he went on to complete an M.A. in European Studies at King’s College, London. His M.A. dissertation was on Corporate Social Responsibility in the European Union. Whilst at UNRISD, he was also a PHD student at King’s, where he was doing research on farmers’ organisations and their links with the anti-globalisation movement, after having spent a year at the Confédération paysanne headquarters near Paris.