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Miriam Østergaard Pedersen

Miriam Østergaard Pedersen is a Women, Peace and Security Officer at the European Institute of Peace. She focuses on the challenges of gender and inclusion in peacemaking and mediation, both internally within the Institute and in external projects, in the field and at the policy-level. Miriam brings with her experience from UN Women in Copenhagen, where she assisted the Executive Director in developing policy and country strategies and took part in UN Women’s outreach and advocacy work. Furthermore, Miriam holds a Gender Certificate from Copenhagen University, as a result of her specialization in Gender Studies as part of her Master of Political Science. Miriam speaks Danish, English and German.