MamadouDr. Mamadou Dian Balde is Deputy Director of UNHCR’s Division of Resilience and Solutions (DRS). In this capacity, he oversees and supports UNHCR’s global programmes on education, livelihoods, and economic inclusion, social protection, etc. Prior to his current responsibilities, Mamadou has worked with UNHCR for over 20 years, with field postings in Africa, Asia, and the organization’s headquarters in Switzerland. Mamadou Balde holds a Ph.D. in International Law, from the Université catholique de Louvain, in Belgium, and has researched and taught International Human Rights Law.