Sophie Huvé is the Lake Chad Basin Case Study Manager for the Managing Exits from Armed Conflict (MEAC) initiative at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, having previously been a Legal Expert on the Sanctions and International Humanitarian Law project.
Ms Huvé joins from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, where she worked as a legal associate and adviser on international humanitarian law, notably on the impact of sanctions regimes and counterterrorism measures on humanitarian action. She was previously a fellow with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, where she worked and published a report on the use of UN sanctions to prevent conflict-related sexual violence. She interned with the UN’s Sanctions Branch and has also published a book on Russia’s foreign policy at the UN.
Ms Huvé holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law & Law of International Organizations from the Sorbonne and a Master of Laws in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University.