Stockholm internation Water Institute - Sweden
Twitter : @PilarAvello
Professional on democratic governance with 9 year experience in Latin America, Africa and Europe; working with both government agencies and civil society organizations to strengthen and promote integrity in public administration by putting in practice transparency, accountability, participation and anti-corruption's policies, regulations and mechanisms.
Currently working at the Stockholm International Water Institute as Programme Officer at the UNDP Water Governance Facility, I am dealing with Water integrity and Accountability projects globally (some of the projects included:UNICEF Accountability for Sustainability, MENA Integrity capacity devlopment, El Salvador Integrity Pact, Laos' utilities integrity assesments,Burkina Faso private sector engagement). Prior to that, I spent 2 years at the UNDP office in El Salvador coordinating the integrity folder (projects included: Transparency National index, Innovation and Acces to Information, Social Audit in the Water Sector). Before that, I dedicated 4 years to the UN peacekeeping mission in Cote d'Ivoire (ONUCI), as field advisor for the Electoral Assistance Division, I contributed to the organization of presidential and legislative elections after peace agreements.
Candidate Executive Master of Public Administration at Hertie Scool of Governance, I hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Prevention, a Master Degree in Foreign Trade and a Master of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. Fluent in Spanish, English and French.