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Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw is a London-based senior reporter for Metro International, a daily newspaper. She has interviewed, among others, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President Francois Hollande of France and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. In addition, she has written on such varied topics as Africa's economy and the rise of Europe's extremism. Braw, a Swede, has also reported for Swedish newspapers. She has an M.A. in political science and German literature from the University of Hagen in Germany and a B.A. in political science, German linguistics and English literature from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.
Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw is a London-based senior reporter for Metro International, a daily newspaper. She has interviewed, among others, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President Francois Hollande of France and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. In addition, she has written on such varied topics as Africa's economy and the rise of Europe's extremism. Braw, a Swede, has also reported for Swedish newspapers. She has an M.A. in political science and German literature from the University of Hagen in Germany and a B.A. in political science, German linguistics and English literature from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.
October 29, 2013 
Georgette Gagnon of UNAMA
LONDON — Georgette Gagnon’s job in Afghanistan as the country representative for the United Nations high commissioner for human rights may sound like an impossible mission, given the country’s notorious instability and flagrant abuse of women’s rights. Yet it is not so much the pending Western troop withdrawal in 2014 that unnerves Afghan women, …
August 1, 2013 
An Afghan refugee from Helmand Province
After recording an encouraging drop in civilian casualties in 2012, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan now fears those gains may be reversing, based on the numbers of deaths and injuries already recorded in the first six months of 2013.Casualties have risen 23 percent over the same period in 2012, according to the UN’s …
March 20, 2013 
Afghan woman in a burqa, Kabul.
With the deadline for the departure of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan just a year away, civilian casualties in the country remain alarmingly high, says a new report from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (Unama). Although the report said the number of casualties had decreased for the first time in six …

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