Dr. Sébastien Moretti

Email: sebastien.moretti@graduateinstitute.ch

 

 


Bio:

Dr. Sébastien Moretti works as Senior Displacement & Durable Solutions Adviser with the Office of the Resident Coordinator (RCO) in Libya. Prior to joining the RCO in Libya, he was Durable Solutions & Nexus Specialist with the RCO in Myanmar.

Prior to joining the UN Resident Coordinator System, Sebastien worked for several international and non-international organizations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) at the global, regional and field levels.

Sebastien holds degrees in French Literature and History, Political Science (University of Geneva) and International Relations (the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva). Sebastien received his Ph.D. in International Law from the Graduate Institute, with a doctoral thesis focusing on the international protection of refugees in Southeast Asia. His areas of expertise include issues of refugee and human rights protection, asylum and international migration, immigration detention, smuggling and trafficking, internal displacement and durable solutions.

Sebastien has published several books and articles on issues related to migration and displacement, with a particular focus on the West/North African and Asia-Pacific contexts. He is also Senior Fellow at the Global Migration Centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and former Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre (RSC).