Yosra Nagui holds a MA in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and a BA in Political Science from Cairo University. Before joining swisspeace, she was working with the UNHCR Syria Emergency Operation in Cairo. She has also interned with different human rights organizations in Geneva, Cairo and Beirut including Human Rights Watch and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. Her research interests include mediation and human rights, armed conflicts, SSR and transitional justice, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. Yosra joined swisspeace in 2015 as a Program Officer in the Mediation program focusing on Syria.