Lorenza Fontana

Policy Engagement

2018: One of five invited members to join a development experts’ mission to Taiwan to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals agenda and implementation – organized by the Taiwan Permanent Mission at the United Nations and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2015: Project Coordinator ‘Latin American Perspectives on the Post-2015 Development Agenda’ – Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID)/Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO)/United Nations with the participation of 40 experts from 20 Latin American countries.

2014: Project Coordinator ‘ID100: Hundred Key Questions in International Development’ – Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID)/United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), which synthesized inputs from 700 stakeholders, policy makers and academics.

2012: Consultant (Political Analyst) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC).

2012: Consultant (Researcher) ‘The Quality of Democracy in Latin America’ – International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)/International Political Science Association (IPSA).

2011: Consultant (Political and Conflict Analyst) ‘Understanding Social Conflict in Latin America’ – Political Analysis and Prospective Scenarios Project (PAPEP) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

2010: Research and Conflict Mediation Assistant – Carter Centre Bolivia

2009: Political and Coordination Analyst – Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) of the United Nations System in Bolivia.

2007: Electoral Observer – EU Electoral Observation Mission to Kazakhstan