Joana Carvalho Costa


joanacc1@gmail.com

Education

Master of Arts in Peace and Reconciliation, Coventry University, R.U (2010-2012);
Master of Arts in International Relations – Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa  (2001-2005).

 Main Areas of Research
Security Sistems; Defense; Asian Space; Timor.

Academic and Professional Experience
Advisor for the International Relations at “Comité Coordenador para a Reforma e Desenvolvimento do Sector da Segurança de Timor-Leste” (2007-2009);
Lecturer at “Universidade da Paz em Timor-Leste”(2009);
Electoral Assistant from United Nations Integrated Mission InTimor-Leste- UNMIT (2006-2007);
Consultant at Mundial Bank for the Project: Timor-Leste Survey of Living Standards (2006);
Internship at the Mundial Bank for the Project: Timor-Leste Survey of Living Standards & do BM para o Global Development Learning Network: Dili Distance Learning Center (2005-2006).

Other Projects
Colaboration with the Youth AffairsGhana-Yag in the Project “Democratic Election Education Promotion “(2011);
Participation in the programme “Reforma do Sector da Segurança2,  Folke Bernadotte Academy, Djurönäset, Stockholm- Suécia (2011);
Participation at the Forum “Presentation Of Emerging Approaches To Security Sector Reform From UN HQ SSR TEAM”, United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste, Dili (2009);
Participation at the Forum “Security Sector Reform Gender Training”, United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste, Dili (2008);
Participation in the WorldMUN, Sharm el-Sheikh- Egipto (2004);
Member of the Organizing Committee of the “Portugal MUN” – Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa (2004).