Annalisa Creta is currently a research fellow at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa where she focuses on issues related to civilian crisis management, with a particular emphasis on training related matters.
There, she is responsible for the management of a research project on “Training civilians for peace support operation: moving toward an harmonized approach” and she deals with programs related to Mentoring and Advising (M&A). She also cooperates with the International Training Programme for Conflict Management (ITPCM) of the Scuola (www.itpcm.sssup.it).
With a PhD in Public International Law from the Scuola Sant’Anna, she also holds a European Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratization from the EIUC, Venice – Italy and graduated in Political Sciences at the University of Pisa. Before joining the International Training Programme for Conflict Management (ITPCM) in 2008, Annalisa worked for several years as a human rights officer in the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) where she dealt with human rights policy issues, anti-discrimination issues, HRBA, result-based programming and programme monitoring and evaluation. She also worked as a consultant for various UN agencies and the Italian MFA on human rights related issues.