BACHMANN Sonja 소냐 바흐만
Asia and the Pacific Division, United Nations 유엔 아태국
Teamleader, Northeast Asia and the Pacific, Department of Political Affairs 동북아 태평양 정무부 팀장
, Ms. Sonja Bachmann works in the UN Department for Political Affairs Asia and the Pacific Division as Teamleader on Northeast Asia and the Pacific with a focus on peace and security issues on the Korean Peninsula and the implementation of the peace agreement for Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Ms. Bachmann has worked for five years in Afghanistan with the UN Mission in Afghanistan based in Kabul, Gardez and Kandahar as well as over two years as Senior Peace and Development Advisor in the United Nations Pacific Office in Fiji consulting closely with the regional organization, the Pacific Islands Forum. She has supported the Nepal peace process following the Nepal Peace Agreement and worked as Senior Adviser to Alexander Downer, the UN Envoy in the Cyprus negotiations.
Prior to joining the United Nations, Ms. Bachmann has worked in the World Bank on community driven development. She also spent a year in Peru advising the Peruvian Government on investment promotion and sustainable tourism.
Ms. Bachmann holds a Master of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MA, and a PhD in political science from the University in Vienna, Austria.
She is a national of Austria and speaks, English, German, Italian, Spanish and French.