Mana joined Alert in 2011. She leads on Alert's work on crime, violence and instability, which develops new ways of addressing instability caused by criminal, urban and gang violence and violent extremism. She has extensive experience working in development, governance and peacebuilding in the post-Soviet region, and more recently in the Sahel region and Mali. Before joining Alert, she worked with the British Red Cross, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and French embassy in Central Asia. Mana holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and an MSc in Social Sciences from École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris, as well as a BA in Russian and Georgian from Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO) in Paris.
‘They treat us all like jihadis’
« Ils nous traitent tous comme des djihadistes »
Advocating Against Islamophobia In Education (ADVISE)
International advisory groups for disrupting violent connections
Bridging the gap between criminal violence and peacebuilding
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