Danae Psilla

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Danaë Psilla
Danaë Psilla
With FWC March 2012 - Today
Title Integration Advisor
Key Project(s) Strengthening Asylum

Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture

Degree(s) MSc, BA (Hons)
Filed(s) of study Social Anthropology, International Development, Human Rights, Law
University(ies) University of Sussex (UK)
London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)



Activities

Danaë started working at the Future Worlds Center in March 2012 as a Public Information Officer for the UNHCR funded project Strengthening Asylum for Refugees And Asylum Seekers in Cyprus. The post sought to raise awareness on refugee and asylum issues in Cyprus. In January 2014 she undertook the post of the Integration Officer through which she advocates for, and supports the integration of individuals, communities of refugees into the Cypriot society.

Bio

Before joining the Future Worlds Center Danae worked with the European Network against Racism. She has worked with NGOs in Mexico, Tanzania, Nepal, Cyprus, and the UK. She has carried out research on enforced disappearances for the International Centre for Transitional Justice in Cyprus, and on the making of sons for the CWIN, Nepal. For the past 5 years her work has revolved around refugee issues and minority rights.

Danaë holds an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and a BA in Social Anthropology and Development Studies from the University of Sussex, UK.