The five new trainees have arrived from all over Norway and from a broad spectre of academic backgrounds. They all find it extremely exciting that their average day of lectures and essay-writing has been transformed to formal meetings at the United Nations. And look forward to discuss issues that they previously have only encountered in a classroom setting.
Celine Gaasrud, 22 from Oslo, is a Master's student in Sustainability Management at Columbia University in New York and will be working with issues related to International and Sustainable Development.
Markus Weisser, 24 from Oslo, is currently a Bachelor's student in International Relations and Affairs at the University of Oslo and will be working with issues related to Peace and Security.
Vilde Tennfjord, 23 from Asker, is currently a law student at the University of Bergen and will be working with Legal Issues and Gender Equality.
Usman Aslam, 25 from Lier, is a cadet at the Norwegian Millitary Academy and will be working with issues related to Peacekeeping Operations.
Andrea Rognan, 25 from Tønsberg, is a Master's student in Rhetoric and Communication at the University of Oslo. She 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.