Protecting Civilians in an Armed Conflict in South Sudan  

by Dr. Mayumi Yamada Research Fellow, Global Collaboration Centre (GLOCOL) Osaka University

Tuesday, 19 May, 12–1.15 pm, Council Room

Dr. Yamada served as a Recovery, Reintegration & Peace Building (RRP) Officer, United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) (April, 2013 - June 30, 2014).  During the December Crisis in South Sudan, she directly managed one of the biggest Protection of Civilians sites and supported humanitarian assistance during armed-conflicts in the capital Juba.

At least 27,000 people’s lives were saved. She previously worked with UNDP in Kazakhstan, Maldives, Lao PDR and Solomon Islands. She holds a PhD in Sustainable Development from Imperial College, University of London.