Nabila Jamshed is a Programme Officer with the United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office, India, and has previously served as an analyst with the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan.
Nabila's career in the United Nations system began with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, where she worked as a Political Affairs Specialist. With a Masters degree in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford, Nabila joined the OPCW during the organisation's work on chemical disarmament in Syria, for which it was later awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
She has also worked for the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation, on peace and sustainability through education, and with the Asian Development Bank on regional cooperation in South Asia. While with the UN, she co-authored the UN Environment Programme and UNU's Inclusive Wealth Report for 2014. In her most recent assignment with UN Peacekeeping, Nabila was posted to Juba, South Sudan, where she worked with the Joint Mission Analysis Centre during the conflict of 2016, on security and crisis reporting and analysis.