Anastasia Baskina has over 10 years of experience in capacity building and international youth work. She currently serves as a Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding Analyst at UN Cambodia. In this role, she supports UN Cambodia engagement with civil society and national stakeholders, with particular attention to women, youth and marginalised groups. Some of Anastasia’s prior professional engagements include delivering trainings on conflict transformation and gender mainstreaming for youth-led networks, evaluating an extracurricular programme for girls’ empowerment in the North Caucasus, facilitating virtual cross-cultural exchanges between Western and predominantly Muslim youth, and designing learning programmes for the International Committee of the Red Cross. Besides capacity building, Anastasia was a Schuman trainee at the DG External Policies of the European Parliament, a project coordinator at the Danish Cultural Institute, and a fellow at the CRRC-Armenia, where she undertook research on socio-economic integration of Syrian Armenian refugees.
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Countering Terrorism, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
Country of Origin: Russia
City of Residency: Phnom Penh, Cambodia