Imane Karimou

Imane Karimou

Research Associate


Imane Karimou is a consultant researcher in conflict resolution and humanitarian action.

She holds a master’s degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and another in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris.

Her main interests lie at the intersection of conflict, advocacy, diplomacy, and African multilateral engagements. Imane's prior work experience includes various research roles at international think tanks and NGOs, specializing in political analysis and crisis and post-crisis governance.

As a Research Associate, she will assist in conducting a general assessment of the advancement of the Youth, Peace, and Security (YPS) agenda within the UN system through a thematic review of youth-focused PBF-funded projects. Imane will also support research on multilateral responses to transnational organized crime in Mali and CAR.