Activities according to issues

EMERGENCIES AND CRISIS SITUATIONS

Year & PlaceCommissioned by / issueObjective
2015
Japan and Republic of South Korea
Médecins sans frontières (MSF), Japan and Operational Centre Geneva
Creation of a South Korea Entity
Evaluation of the set up, growth and development of a new MSF entity in Seoul dedicated to fundraising and advocacy. Collection of lessons learned to support future similar ventures.
2014
Cameroon
MSF
Health Project Akonolinga (Buruli Ulcer)
Evaluation of a 12-year health project, its programmatic phases, its medical strategies and its overall outcomes. Collection of lessons learned. Assessment of MSF exit strategy and hand over process.
2008 – 2010
Desk based
Nairobi, Kenya (Council of Delegates)
Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Movement Strategy
- Evaluation of the implementation of the 10-year Strategy for the Movement by its 3 components: the national Societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, the International Federation and the ICRC.
- Review of the construct of the Movement’s international meetings, including the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, and of the implementation of their resolutions by the whole Movement.
2008
West Bank and Gaza Strip Jerusalem, Tel Aviv
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Exploring Humanitarian Law
Evaluation of the programme “Exploring Humanitarian Law” introduced in the school system of the West Bank and of Gaza in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education
2009
Desk based
Swiss Solidarity
Tsunami response
Review of the effectiveness and efficiency of Swiss Solidarity and its partners, the Swiss NGOs, in their overall response to the South Asia tsunami disaster (allocation of funds, projects’ monitoring, public image)
2007
Switzerland
Swiss Solidarity
Partnerships
Inquiry and assessment of Swiss Solidarity’s 32 partners prior to renewal of their partnership agreement
2006
Switzerland
Swiss Solidarity
Floods in Switzerland
Historical study highlighting the use of funds collected among the Swiss public (70 millions Euros) for the support of victims of floods that occurred in 2000 in Western and Southern Switzerland
2004
Kosovo
Swiss Solidarity
Kosovo conflict
Evaluation of the economic impact on small enterprises and families of rehabilitation projects carried out throughout Kosovo by Swiss partner NGOs
2002
Switzerland
Swiss Solidarity
Partners' strategic position
Study on the strategic positioning of Swiss NGOs involved in man-made and natural disasters
2001
Rwanda
Swiss Solidarity
Post genocide
Monitoring of projects run by 3 partners for the victims of the 1994 genocide
2000
Republic of Guinea
Swiss Solidarity
Children in conflict
Assessment of two projects run by Swiss NGOs for the benefit of children in prison and of street children

WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Year & PlaceCommissioned by / issueObjective
2010
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Two Swiss foundations
Protection of women victims of rape
Information gathering and monitoring of projects carried out by various Congolese NGOs in North- and South Kivu and Eastern provinces.
2010-2014
Desk based
European Commission
Combating violence against women and children
Analysis of grant applications submitted to the European Commission for access to funding from the Programme “Daphne III”.
2008
Mali
Two Swiss NGOs
Health and orphanage
Evaluation of a health project related to fistula (Segou area) + Feasibility study prior to the construction of a center for orphans (Gao).
2003-2007
throughout Europe
European Commission
Combating violence against women and children
Monitoring and evaluation of “Daphne I” and “Daphne II” projects run by local NGOs to support the fight against violence affecting women and children.
2004-2005-2006
Nepal
European Commission
Human trafficking
Monitoring and final evaluation of a capacity building project run by Planète Enfants (France) in partnership with local NGOs to increase the efficiency of the fight against human trafficking along the Nepalese/Indian border (Terai area).
2002-2013
Desk based
Oak Foundation (Geneva)
Review of grants
Review of grant applications submitted by NGOs on issues of trafficking, violence against women and children.
8 countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia Sexual exploitation of children
2002
Desk based, with correspondents in the 8 countries
Focal Point on Sexual Exploitation of Children (Geneva)Mapping of sexual abuse of children in eight Central and Eastern European countries
2003
8 countries
ECPAT InternationalCreating a capacity building project for NGO groups in the same countries
2004
8 countries
UNICEFMonitoring implementation in the same countries of recommendations made at the Council of Europe regional conference in Budapest and at the Yokohama World Congress (2001) on sexual exploitation of children

SWISS BILATERAL AID / COOPERATION / NATURAL DISASTERS

Year & Place Commissioned by / issue Objective
2012
Kinshasa, Congo RDC
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Swiss GovernmentSetting up and supervision of the official Swiss pavilion at the Summit of “Francophonie”.
2010
Berne, Switzerland
Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Disaster Risk Reduction
Concept and writing of a public report on Disaster Risk Reduction, reviewing Switzerland’s contribution to make people’s livelihoods safer.
2002-2010
Switzerland
Humanitarian Aid Unit, SDC
Public Information
Head of the Information Professional Group, whose members are called on duty in case of natural or man-made disasters (crisis information).
2016/17-2009-2001
Berne, Geneva
Togo
SDC
Audit of an International Organization
Performance Audit on an international organization headquartered in Geneva (three consecutive reports 2001 + 2009 + 2016).
2009
Padang, Indonesia
Swiss Rescue Team, SDC
Earthquake
Spokesperson of the Swiss Rescue Team sent to Padang following the earthquake.
2008
Lebanon
SDC
First Aid
Covering the Training course sponsored by SDC on emergency medical services carried out by Lebanese Red Cross volunteers; production of articles for SDC website.
2006
Cyprus (re Lebanon)
Humanitarian Aid Unit, SDC
Evacuation of civilians
Media officer based in Larnaca at the time of the evacuation of Swiss citizens out of Lebanon.
2004
Phuket, Thailand
Humanitarian Aid Unit, SDC
Natural disaster
Media advisor and spokesperson for SDC and the Swiss consular services based in Phuket after the tsunami.
2003
Jordan (re Iraq)
SDC
Media relations
Press officer seconded by SDC to cover ICRC operations in relation with the conflict in Iraq.
2001
India
Humanitarian Aid Unit, SDC
Earthquake
Spokesperson for the Swiss Rescue Team sent to Gujarat after the earthquake.

CRISIS COMMUNICATION

Year & Place Commissioned by / issue Objective
2009
Switzerland
OCHA / SDC
Media Training
Coordination of a media training aimed at UNDAC (United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination) personnel prior to their posting in crisis areas.
2009
Jerusalem/Gaza
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Public Communication
Senior Communication Advisor after the 22-day war in the Gaza Strip (January/February).
2008
Jerusalem
ICRC
Media relations
Media Relations Officer covering the Palestinian occupied and administered territories.
2007
Myanmar
ICRC
Public Communication
Media Officer and Advisor at the time of the public denunciation of violations of International Humanitarian Law by Myanmar Government (June)
2006
Lebanon
ICRC
Public Communication
Communication Coordinator based in Beirut at the time of the Lebanese Crisis (August).

VARIA

Year & Place Commissioned by / issue Objective
2002-2008
Bienne, Switzerland
Cinfo
Training Course
During 7 years, lecturer in a Training Course for future Consultants in international cooperation.
2008-2009
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Liberia
Swiss foundation
Research and Mapping
Research on and mapping of humanitarian priorities in the field of disability, rural development, violence against women and public health.
2007
Switzerland
NGOs and Academic Circles
Media Training
Lecturer in numerous media training courses on information in crisis situations.
2002-2006
Switzerland
Rolex Awards for Enterprise, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Interpeace, dev TV, Caux etc.
Communication Strategies
Creation of Communication strategies or media outreach for foundations and firms active internationally

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