The five new trainees have arrived from various places in Norway and from a broad specter of academic backgrounds. They are excited to substitute their university campuses with the halls of the UN headquarters and discuss issues that they previously have only encountered in a classroom setting.
Sofia Micael Tesfaghiorghis, 23, from Oslo, recently received her Master's degree in political science from the University of Oslo and will be working with International and Sustainable Development.
Heidi Stubbs Holdal, 24, from Oslo, finished her Bachelor in International Studies with a double major in Spanish and International Relations at the University of Queensland in Australia and the Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE in Madrid, Spain. She will be working with International and Sustainable Development.
Haakon Fossum Sagbakken, 23, from Oslo, completed his Bachelor's degree in political science at Brown University in Providence and will be working with issues related to Peace and Security.
Hanne Lillemork, 26, from Lørenskog, is currently a law student at the University of Bergen and will be working with Legal Issues.
Kari Ranheim Lome, 25, from Fagernes, is a Master's student in media studies at the University of Oslo and will be working as a Press and Communications Attaché.
For a full list of employees and contact info at the Mission, please see our page The Team.