1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Annika Lindholm

Former Intern

Annika Lindholm joined UNRISD in July 2012 to assist Research Coordinator, Ilcheong Il and Research Analyst, Olive Cocoman on the project Towards Universal Social Security in Emerging Economies.

Annika holds a Bachelor’s degree in public international law with a focus on international human rights law from Abo Akademi University in Finland. She is enrolled on a Master’s degree in socio-economics at the University of Geneva for the academic year 2012 – 2013. Annika’s research interests include the role of public policies and institutions in reducing poverty and promoting social development. True to her background within human rights, she seeks to explore how a human rights perspective is mainstreamed into development strategies.

Prior to joining UNRISD, Annika worked as Programme Coordinator of a human rights NGO in Geneva, Switzerland. She has also carried out internships with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland both in Geneva, Switzerland and in Helsinki, Finland.