Dr. Nadine Puechguirbal is an international consultant with over 20 years of experience working in international peacekeeping missions and humanitarian operations. Nadine specializes in integrating gender perspectives in all aspects of peace and security operations. For example, in her role as the Senior Gender Adviser with the United Nations, she developed and conducted trainings for humanitarian workers and peacekeepers, including military and police in Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Haiti.
Furthermore, Nadine mobilized political support and funding for the Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict in New York. She is a senior fellow at the UN affiliated University for Peace in Costa Rica (UPEACE) and has published articles on gender and peacekeeping, humanitarian issues, peace building and conflict resolution.
Nadine is passionate about yoga and has obtained a certification as an instructor with Yoga Alliance. She has an interest in promoting stress resilience and mental health of humanitarian workers. Nadine currently lives in France and is available for consulting and speaking engagements.