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André Alves dos Reis

Research Fellow, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

André Alves dos Reis Ph.D Candidate – Brazilian - 25/10/1989 Contact: a.alvesdosreis@gcerf.org/ (041) 788798219 • I am a young motivated professional with a keen interest in the nexus between development and security, especially prevention of violent extremism and peacemaking, multilateral sanctions, and migration. • I have meaningful national and international work experience (e.g. Brazil, China, Myanmar and Switzerland) in research and policy advice, coordination, project and knowledge management, besides involvement with youth activism and student affairs. Professional Profile I have worked at Government State of São Paulo, UNDP-Myanmar, and FAO. Since May/2017 I am a Policy and Research Associate at the Global Community and Resilience Fund. My activities and responsibilities:  Support the WEF Future Council on Migration on daily tasks (ex. newsletters), long-term projects (ex: Guidelines for Business Engagement on Migration) and on its strategic engagement with other Councils and external partners.  Research and promote discussion on the interplay between Migration and Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE);  Research and elaborate accessible policy briefs for the Executive- Director and other senior management in various issues: governance, PVE, M&E, new operational frontiers (ex. migration and PVE);  Assist the Operations Unit with research and analysis support on its baselines studies;  Support GCERF engagement with the Private Sector, including background research, draft of internal policies, and identification of potential partners;  Support GCERF engagement with Private Foundations, including background research, identification of potential partners and liaison. Education • (09/2015) PhD in Political Science/ International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) – Geneva, Switzerland  Research Project: UN Multilateral Sanctions, Mediation and Peacemaking. • (09/2013-09/2015) Master in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) – Geneva, Switzerland • (02/2008- 08/2012) Bachelor in International Relations at Institute of International Relations of University of São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil. Skills • Languages:  Fluent: English, Portuguese  Working Knowledge/ Intermediate: French  Basic: Spanish and Mandarin • Information and technology:  MS Office, Zotero, Stata, NVivo, Prezi, Piktochart, Pajek 2, Dropbox Extracurricular Activities and Awards • (07/2017) - Fellow – WEF Global Future Council on Migration, Switzerland; • (05/2015- 05/2016)- President – GISA (Graduate Institute Student Association), Switzerland; • (02/2014- 09/2014) - Founder and President - Human Rights & Conflict Student Initiative Graduate Institute, Switzerland; • (09/2013 – 06/2015) - Givaudan Fellowship - Scholarship at Graduate Institute for Master Studies, Switzerland; • (02/2013 – 07/2013) – Confucius Scholarship– Mandarin and Chinese Culture exchange program at Hubei University, China; • (02/2008) – First rank (1/2213) in the entrance exam at University of São Paulo for International Relations program 2008 (third most competitive program), Brazil.