Nina Bernarding

Co-Executive Director Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy

Region(s): Africa, Europe, Global
Country of focus: Global


Current Occupation: Co-Executive Director Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy
Organization/Institution: Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy
Language: English, German, conversational Italian

Nina Bernarding (@NinaBernarding) is co-founder and  Co-Executive Director of the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy in Germany. Nina frequently speaks and publishes about feminist foreign and security policy, women’s rights and gender and peacebuilding. Nina is a peace support professional, with experience in dialogue and mediation processes.

She has regional expertise in the Horn of Africa with strategic and collaborative initiatives involving a range of national and international political actors, including the African Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, the United Nations and the German Federal Foreign Office. Previously, Nina worked for the Berghof Foundation, Conciliation Resources, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations in New York City and the German Corporation for International Cooperation. Nina graduated from King’s College London with a Master in ‘Conflict, Security and Development’. She did her undergraduate studies in Heidelberg, Germany and Santiago de Chile, Chile.