Ms. Anna-Linn Persson is currently serving as the Senior Civilian Observer of the Joint Monitoring Teams in the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).
Ms. Persson previously worked as the Coordination Officer of the International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden for three years.
She has previously worked at the Delegation of the European Commission to the UN and at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Furthermore, she has been Board Member, Trainer and Volunteer in Amnesty International in Sweden and Mexico for three years.
Ms. Persson has a Master’s Degree in Political Science concentrating on Peace and Conflict Studies and Bachelor degrees in International Politics and Human Rights and in Spanish. She has studied at universities abroad in France and Spain, and speaks Swedish, English, French, Spanish and German.