Former State Secretary Laila Bokhari (Conservative Party)

Statssekretær Laila Bokhari


Professional experience

2012 – 2013 Independent Research Fellow/writer
2011 – 2012 Member,  22 July Commission, Oslo
2010 – 2011 First Secretary, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Islamabad
2009 – 2010 Researcher, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
2001 – 2009 Researcher, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
2008 – 2011 Visiting Fellow, King’s College, London
2008            Visiting Fellow, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
2006 – 2008 Political Affairs Officer, 1267 Committee, UN Security Council, New York
2005 – 2006 Research Fellow, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad
2005            Adviser, OSCE, Vienna/Warsaw
2003            Adviser, Norwegian Refugee Council/IDMC, Geneva
2001            Programme Adviser, Norwegian Afghanistan Committee, Peshawar
1999 – 2001 Adviser/Observer, Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH)

Education

2013            Senior executive course, Norwegian National Defence College
2000 – 2010 Various courses, The Norwegian Defence Command and Staff College, Norwegian Military Academy,  René Cassin International Institute in Strasbourg and Hunter College in New York/University of Geneva
1998            Studies in Arabic and Middle East Politics, Bir Zeit University on the West Bank and British Council, East Jerusalem
1996 – 1997 M.A. International Relations, University of Amsterdam
1993 – 1996 B.A. Development Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury
1990 – 1993 Lillehammer Upper Secondary School, Lillehammer