Shaden Khallaf

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Schlager Visiting Fellow

Shaden Khallaf is an international expert in humanitarian and development affairs, with extensive expertise in multilateral cooperation. She is the 2021-22 Schlager Visiting Fellow at Perry World House. As Senior Policy Advisor at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), she leads regional policy analysis and partnership design in complex displacement situations. Khallaf lectured at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) of the American University in Cairo, and at the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan. She has also been a fellow at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Khallaf was awarded as a “Women of Egypt Hero,” and selected among “100 AUC Alumni of the Century,” and among “365 Inspiring Arab Women” in 2020.

Expertise: Climate Change, Conflict, Development, Gender Equality, Human Rights, International Law, International Relations, Sustainability, Urbanization, Middle East

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