Nadira Kourt (@aridan13) is Program Manager and Myanmar expert at the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect in New York. She focuses on multilateral advocacy and the United Nations’ response to mass atrocities, including by the UN Security Council, General Assembly, Human Rights Council and the Office of the Secretary-General.
Nadira also leads the Global Centre’s work on international networks aimed at preventing mass atrocities, including the Global Network of R2P Focal Points and Global Action Against Mass Atrocity Crimes.
Nadira holds an MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford, and a BA in International Studies from Earlham College. Previously, she worked at the Quaker United Nations Office. Nadira is fluent in English and Russian and has a working knowledge of Spanish.