Amarsanaa Darisuren

Senior Gender Adviser, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Amarsanaa Darisuren is Senior Advisor on Gender Issues at the Secretariat of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

She has over 20 years work experience in promoting gender equality at national, regional and international levels.

Having worked on a broad range of gender issues, she served in managerial, advisory and expert capacities with focus on mainstreaming gender equality in sustainable development, in law and policy reform and in developing practical strategies for elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, combatting gender-based violence, economic and political empowerment of disadvantaged groups of women; and promoting women, peace and security agenda.

Prior to joining the OSCE, Darisuren worked for the UN Women agency where she implemented and managed large-scale programs and provided technical advice to governments and inter-governmental bodies.

As a trainer and facilitator, she specializes in capacity development of government and civil society actors and has served for various UN agencies such as OHCHR, UNFPA, UNDP, UN funds and worked with national and international NGOs.

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