IS-Farimah DaftaryThe Programme Officer works within the Secretary General’s Executive Office, providing advice and support to a range of the Assembly’s programmatic activities. In addition, Farimah Daftary:

  • Serves as Programme Manager for migration issues and for Central Asian affairs;
  • Serves as Focal Point for minority issues;
  • Maintains close coordination with the Document Services Team;
  • Supports work related to Presidential Activities; the General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions; counter-terrorism work and the Moldova, and Belarus outreach programmes, among other responsibilities.

Daftary (France) joined the International Secretariat in October 2013, first serving as Office Assistant. She specializes in minority issues and conflict resolution and has previously worked for the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), the Open Society Institute and the OSCE Secretariat in Prague.

She holds a master's degree in international affairs from SIPA at Columbia University and a master's of research in political science from the London School of Economics.

Working languages: English, French, Danish, Russian and German.